cupressus definition

  • noun:
    • one of many genera of cypress woods, the type genus of Cupressaceae.
    • A genus of coniferous woods having tiny, scale-like, appressed or spreading acute leaves, like in the junipers, and cones created of a small amount of peltate woody machines, with a few tiny angular seeds to every scale; the cypress.
    • type genus of Cupressaceae
    • among the genera of cypress woods, the sort genus associated with the Cupressaceae.
    • A genus of coniferous trees having little, scale-like, appressed or dispersing acute leaves, as with the junipers, and cones formed of only a few peltate woody scales, with several small angular seeds to every scale; the cypress.
    • kind genus of Cupressaceae

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