Leyland cypress

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Leyland cypress

(ˈleɪlənd)
n
(Plants) 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 or Leylandi
[C19: named after C. J. Leyland (1849–1926), British horticulturalist]
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