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white cedar

noun

Definition of white cedar

  1. 1 :  an aromatic evergreen swamp tree (Chamaecyparis thyoides) of the cypress family that occurs along the eastern coast of the United States and has branchlets in fan-shaped sprays and small round cones; also :  its wood

  2. 2 :  northern white cedar



Circa 1671

First Known Use of white cedar

circa 1671


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