cedar
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsiː.də/
  • (America) enPR: sēʹdər, IPA: /ˈsi.dɚ/
Noun

cedar

  1. (countable) A coniferous tree of the genus Cedrus in the family Pinaceae.
  2. (countable) A coniferous tree of the family Cupressaceae, especially of the genera Juniperus, Cupressus, Calocedrus, or Thuja.
    • 1912 January, Zane Grey, chapter 8, in Riders of the Purple Sage: A Novel, New York, N.Y.; London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, OCLC 6868219 ↗:
      There had been dry seasons, accumulations of dust, wind-blown seeds, and cedars rose wonderfully out of solid rock.
  3. (countable) A flowering tree of the family Meliaceae, especially of the genera Cedrela or Toona.
  4. (uncountable) The aromatic wood from a ll mul tree, or from any of several unrelated trees.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: Zypressengewächs
Translations
Cedar
Proper noun
  1. (computing) A programming language, adding various features to the earlier language Mesa.



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