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Leyland cypress

/ˈleɪlənd/
noun
1.
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 Also called Leylandii, Leylandi
Word Origin
C19: named after C. J. Leyland (1849–1926), British horticulturalist
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