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Noun: bald cypress  bold sI-prus
  1. Smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichum
    - pond cypress, Taxodium ascendens
  2. Common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms
    - swamp cypress, pond bald cypress, southern cypress, Taxodium distichum

Derived forms: bald cypresses

Type of: cypress

Part of: genus Taxodium, Taxodium

Encyclopedia: Bald cypress