Definition of Lawson cypress in English:

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Lawson cypress

Pronunciation: /ˌlôsən ˈsīprəs/

noun

Another term for Port Orford cedar.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after Peter Lawson (died 1820) and his son Charles (1794–1873), the Scottish nurserymen who first cultivated it.

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Syllabification: Law·son cy·press

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