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macrocarpa

/ˌmækrəʊˈkɑːpə/
noun
1.
a large coniferous tree of New Zealand, Cupressus macrocarpa, used for shelter belts on farms and for rough timber Also called Monterey cypress
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek macro- + karpos fruit
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