Definition of macrocarpa in English:

macrocarpa

Syllabification: mac·ro·car·pa
Pronunciation: /ˈmakrəˌkärpə
 
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noun

  • another term for Monterey cypress.
    More example sentences
    • The brighter side to the carnage is that it has hit exotic species hardest, particularly pines and macrocarpas.
    • In addition to the fir trees there are rowan, macrocarpa, eucalyptus and larch, and some native plants such as hard fern, matagouri, tussock, manuka, coprosma, and dracophyllum (the grass tree).
    • Timbers - jarrah, kauri, macrocarpa - were hand adzed to ‘give them a woody character, and the forest origin of the timber is not lost.’

Origin

early 20th century: modern Latin, from macro- 'large' + Greek karpos 'fruit'.

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