Meaning of CYPRESS in English

n. 1 any coniferous tree of the genus Cupressus or Chamaecyparis, with hard wood and dark foliage. 2 this, or branches from it, as a symbol of mourning.

[ ME f. OF cipres f. LL cypressus f. Gk kuparissos ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.