Definition of Cedrela
: a small genus of large tropical American timber trees (family Meliaceae) that are characterized by bipinnate leaves and flowers with a 5-celled ovary which produces winged seeds and that yield ornamental wood used for funiture — see spanish cedar
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Origin and Etymology of cedrela
New Latin, modification of Spanish cedrelo, diminutive of cedro cedar, from Latin cedrus — more at cedar
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