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

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“Cedar of Lebanon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedar%20of%20Lebanon. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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