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.

Etymology: ME f. OF cipres f. LL cypressus f. Gk kuparissos

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.