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

Examples of cedarwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This sophisticated and intoxicating Giorgio Armani scent is perfect for a night out, thanks to its slightly sweet, musky notes of blackcurrant nectar, rose and white cedarwood. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 23 June 2022 The rich and woodsy smell of cedarwood, sandalwood, and eucalyptus, along with amazing texture and lather, are just bonuses to make sure this soap finds its way into your shower. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 June 2022 This is an eau de parfum that features notes of vetiver, Virginia cedarwood, clary sage, and lavandin. The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 June 2022 So Fresh stays true to its name with a zesty burst of grapefruit and gooseberry that fades into musk and cedarwood as the hours pass. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 19 Apr. 2022 Top notes of green mandarin, bitter orange and mint mingle with a heart of neroli and rosemary, with a dry down of cedarwood, cashmeran and a sap accord of green vegetal notes. Celia Shatzman, Forbes, 13 May 2022 The essential oil blend of cedarwood, sandalwood, and eucalyptus creates a desirable woodsy scent. The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 May 2022 This warm, subtle Ellis Brooklyn fragrance has quickly become a GH Beauty Lab expert go-to thanks to its wearable yet irresistible aroma of amber, musk and cedarwood. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 26 Apr. 2022 Darling is a blend of rose, tender violet and soothing cedarwood. Bridget Arsenault, Forbes, 26 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cedarwood

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Cedarwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedarwood. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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