from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a large tropical American tree (
Cordia alliodora) grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood.
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- noun large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood
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Take flour of Payndemayn  and gode wyne. and drawe it togydre. do þerto a grete quantite of Sugur cypre. or hony clarified, and do þerto safroun. boile it. and whan it is boiled, alye it up with zolkes of ayrenn. and do þerto salt and messe it forth. and lay þeron sugur and powdour gyngur.
Raysouns coraunce witþ wyne and water, do þerto hool raisouns & powdour of gyngur of clowes of canel of peper do the Tenches þerto & seeþ hem with sugur cypre & salt. & messe forth.
It is here not only frequently used, but was of various sorts, as _cypre_, No. 41. 99. 120. named probably from the isle of Cyprus, whence it might either come directly to us, or where it had received some improvement by way of refining.
Take wyne greke, oþer rynysshe wyne and hony clarified þerwith. take flour of rys powdour of Gyngur oþ of peper & canel. oþer flour of canel. powdour of clowes, safroun. sugur cypre. mylberyes, oþer saundres. & medle alle þise togider. boile it and salt it. and loke þat it be stondyng.
J) a) 'cypre]) a yrlefc - tas carnum, Sccalei, & butyri.
Chronicon saxonicum : seu Annales rerum in Anglia præcique gestarum, a Christo nato ad annum usque MCLIV. deducti, ac jam demum latinitate donati. Cum indice rerum chronologico. Accedunt regulæ ad investigandas nominum locorum origines. Et nominum locorum ac virorum in chronico memoratorum explicatio