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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes;
[syn: Spanish cedar, Spanish cedar tree, Cedrela odorata]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

cedar \ce"dar\ (s[=e]"d[~e]r), n. [AS. ceder, fr. L. cedrus, Gr. ke`dros.] (Bot.) The name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor. [1913 Webster] Note: The cedar of Lebanon is the Cedrus Libani; the white cedar (Cupressus thyoides) is now called Cham[oe]cyparis sph[ae]roidea; American red cedar is the Juniperus Virginiana; Spanish cedar, the West Indian Cedrela odorata. Many other trees with odoriferous wood are locally called cedar. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Cedrela odorata n 1: tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes [syn: Spanish cedar, Spanish cedar tree, Cedrela odorata]