swamp cypress


noun


Nearby words

  1. swamp azalea,
  2. swamp boat,
  3. swamp buggy,
  4. swamp buttonwood,
  5. swamp cabbage,
  6. swamp fever,
  7. swamp locust,
  8. swamp mallow,
  9. swamp maple,
  10. swamp milkweed

Origin of swamp cypress

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for swamp cypress

swamp cypress

noun

a North American deciduous coniferous tree, Taxodium distichum, that grows in swamps and sends up aerial roots from its baseAlso called: bald cypress
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