Part of speech: noun

An evergreen tree yielding durable timber; also, a kindred plant, funeral cypress, with pendulous branches like a weeping willow.

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Usage examples "cypress":

  1. Cypress swamps of the Mississippi. - "The Student's Elements of Geology", Sir Charles Lyell.
  2. Her slender, cypress- like form Is swathed in a light, white raiment. - "Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine", Heinrich Heine.
  3. The men from Norfolk talked of the great Dismal and its trees of juniper and cypress, the traders of trading, the masters from William and Mary of the humanities. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.