Philippine cedar

noun

Definition of Philippine cedar

: a Philippine timber tree (Toona calantas synonym Cedrela toona) with red or pale red hard fragrant wood used especially for cigar boxes and interior finish

called also kalantas

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“Philippine cedar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Philippine%20cedar. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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