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Monterey cypress

noun

  1. a tree, Cupressus macrocarpa, of southern California, being pyramid-shaped in youth, but spreading in age: occurs naturally in only two groves on the coast of Monterey County, California, but is cultivated extensively.


Monterey cypress

noun

  1. another name for macrocarpa


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Origin of Monterey cypress1

First recorded in 1870–75

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