cedarwood

noun
ce·​dar·​wood | \ ˈsē-dər-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce cedarwood (audio) \

Definition of cedarwood

: the wood of a cedar that is especially repellent to insects

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Air-purifying plants line the walls, and a custom essential oil blend of lemon, basil, and cedarwood wafts through every room. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Inside the New York Wellness Space That Could Be the Future of Primary Care," 30 Jan. 2019 The notes include watermelon, bergamot, juicy pineapple, apple blossom, peony petals, fresh jasmine, cedarwood, sunkissed amber, and musk. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Kim Kardashian's New KKW Fragrance Kimoji Perfumes Really Smell Like," 17 July 2018 As for the fragrance itself, Calvin Klein Women is a woody floral built around three principal ingredients: eucalyptus acorns, orange flower petals, and Alaskan cedarwood. Marci Robin, Glamour, "Lupita Nyong'o and Saoirse Ronan Are Bare-Faced in New Calvin Klein Campaign—and the Photos Are Gorgeous," 16 July 2018 The notes include watermelon, bergamot, juicy pineapple, apple blossom, peony petals, fresh jasmine, cedarwood, sunkissed amber, and musk. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Kim Kardashian's New KKW Fragrance Kimoji Perfumes Really Smell Like," 17 July 2018 Stock up on seasonal staples, from spicy cinnamon, clove, ginger, and nutmeg to earthy bergamot, thieves, and cedarwood, and get concocting! Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "These Essential Oils Will Make Your Whole House Smell Like Fall," 16 Aug. 2018 The notes include watermelon, bergamot, juicy pineapple, apple blossom, peony petals, fresh jasmine, cedarwood, sunkissed amber, and musk. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Kim Kardashian's New KKW Fragrance Kimoji Perfumes Really Smell Like," 17 July 2018 The notes include watermelon, bergamot, juicy pineapple, apple blossom, peony petals, fresh jasmine, cedarwood, sunkissed amber, and musk. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Kim Kardashian's New KKW Fragrance Kimoji Perfumes Really Smell Like," 17 July 2018 For stress and anxiety: Lavender, cedarwood, lemon, bergamot, orange, and valerian. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Essential Oils for Beginners: How to Use Them Safely in Your Beauty Routine," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of cedarwood

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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