cedar of Lebanon

noun phrase

cedar of Leb·​a·​non -ˈleb-nän How to pronounce cedar of Lebanon (audio)
-ˈle-bə-,
-nən
: a long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani) native to Asia Minor with short fascicled leaves and erect cones

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cedar of Lebanon was in the 14th century

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“Cedar of Lebanon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedar%20of%20Lebanon. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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