cedar of Lebanon

noun phrase
cedar of Leb·​a·​non | \ -ˈleb-nän How to pronounce cedar of Lebanon (audio) , -ˈle-bə-, -nən\

Definition of cedar of Lebanon

: a long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani) native to Asia Minor with short fascicled leaves and erect cones

First Known Use of cedar of Lebanon

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cedar of Lebanon

Statistics for cedar of Lebanon

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for cedar of Lebanon

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

See more words from the same century

Comments on cedar of Lebanon

What made you want to look up cedar of Lebanon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a period when something is suspended

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!