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Cypress vs. Juniper

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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.

Junipernoun

Any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family, which is characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones.

Cypressnoun

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

Junipernoun

One of a number of coniferous trees which resemble junipers.

Cypressnoun

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

Junipernoun

Gin.

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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

Junipernoun

Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferæ.

Cypressnoun

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

Junipernoun

desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

Cypressnoun

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

Junipernoun

coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones

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Cypressnoun

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

Juniper

Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, between 50 and 67 species of junipers are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, from Ziarat, Pakistan, east to eastern Tibet in the Old World, and in the mountains of Central America.

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.

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