leyland cypress

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Leyland cypress (ˈleɪlənd)
 
n
Leylandii, Also called: Leylandi a fast-growing cypress, Cupressocyparis leylandii, that is a hybrid produced by crossing the macrocarpa with the Nootka cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis): widely grown for hedging
 
[C19: named after C. J. Leyland (1849--1926), British horticulturalist]

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