Definition of Nootka cypress in English:

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Nootka cypress


A conical cypress whose foliage has a turpentine smell when crushed. Native to western North America and typically growing at high altitudes, it is one of the parent species of the Leyland cypress. Also called Alaska cedar.
  • Chamaecyparis nootkatensis, family Cupressaceae.

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Syllabification: Noot·ka cy·press

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