Cedar : Definition

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Definitions of Cedar

Pronunciation : Ce"dar
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. ceder, fr. L. cedrus, Gr. (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: The name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor.

Note: The cedar of Lebanon is the Cedrus Libani; the white cedar (Cupressus thyoides) is now called Chamoecyparis sphæroidea; American red cedar is the Juniperus Virginiana; Spanish cedar, the West Indian Cedrela odorata. Many other trees with odoriferous wood are locally called cedar. Cedar bird (Zoöl.), a species of chatterer (Ampelis cedrarum), so named from its frequenting cedar trees; -- called also cherry bird, Canada robin, and American waxwing.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ce"dar
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to cedar.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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