from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A deciduous coniferous tree (Taxodium ascendens syn. T. distichum var. imbricarium) native to ponds and wetlands of the southeast United States, having scale-like leaves and roundish cones.

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  • noun smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichum


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