- cypres (obsolete)
- (Received Pronunciation, US) IPA(key): /ˈsaɪ.pɹəs/
- Homophone: Cyprus
From Old French cipres (French cyprès), from Ancient Greek κυπάρισσος (kupárissos), probably from an unknown Mediterranean Pre-Greek language; compare Hebrew גֹּפֶר (gōp̄er), the name of the tree whose wood was used to make the ark (Genesis. vi:14).