Definition of leylandii in English:

leylandii

Line breaks: ley|landii
Pronunciation: /leɪˈlandɪʌɪ
 
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noun (plural same)

A Leyland cypress.
More example sentences
  • After officers met Mr Morgan on site, however, it was agreed the leylandii would be acceptable if their height could be regulated.
  • Forget garden fences, extensions or leylandii - helipads are the new battleground for rowing neighbours.
  • It's the leylandii of the climbing world - avoid it, or your neighbours will soon be avoiding you.

Origin

from the modern Latin taxonomic name.

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