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Cypress vs. Cedar

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Cypressnoun

An evergreen coniferous tree with flattened shoots bearing small scale-like leaves, whose dark foliage is sometimes associated with mourning, in family Cupressaceae, especially the genera Cupressus and Chamaecyparis.

Cedarnoun

(countable) A coniferous tree of the genus Cedrus in the family Pinaceae.

Cypressnoun

A coniferous tree of the genus Cupressus. The species are mostly evergreen, and have wood remarkable for its durability.

Cedarnoun

(countable) A coniferous tree of the family Cupressaceae, especially of the genera Juniperus, Cupressus, Calocedrus, or Thuja.

Cypressnoun

wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus

Cedarnoun

(countable) A flowering tree of the family Meliaceae, especially of the genera Cedrela or Toona.

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Cypressnoun

any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones

Cedarnoun

(uncountable) The aromatic wood from a Cedrus tree, or from any of several unrelated trees.

Cypressnoun

an evergreen coniferous tree with small rounded woody cones and flattened shoots bearing small scale-like leaves.

Cedarnoun

The name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor.

Cypressnoun

a cypress tree, or branches from it, as a symbol of mourning.

Cedaradjective

Of or pertaining to cedar.

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Cypressnoun

used in names of coniferous trees of other families that resemble the cypress, e.g. swamp cypress.

Cedarnoun

any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars

Cypress

Cypress is a common name for various coniferous trees or shrubs of northern temperate regions that belong to the family Cupressaceae. The word cypress is derived from Old French cipres, which was imported from Latin cypressus, the latinisation of the Greek κυπάρισσος (kyparissos).Species that are commonly known as cypresses include: Most prominently: Cypress (multiple species within the genus Cupressus)Otherwise: The family Cupressaceae also contains 13–16 other genera (not listed above) that do not bear cypress in their common names.

Cedarnoun

durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests

Cedarnoun

any cedar of the genus Cedrus

Cedarnoun

any of a number of conifers which typically yield fragrant, durable timber.

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