ce·​dar·​wood ˈsē-dər-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce cedarwood (audio)
: the wood of a cedar that is especially repellent to insects

Examples of cedarwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brand calls this fragrance a bottle of happiness, with its citrus-floral medley of bergamot, mandarin, rose, orange blossom, cedarwood, and musk. Adam Hurly, Robb Report, 16 May 2024 The combination of coconut milk, cedarwood, and ylang-ylang in Beach Walk will add a warm and sensual dimension to the fragrance, perfect for those who appreciate a touch of beachy nostalgia. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 10 May 2024 Salted Muse is in the woody marine family with notes of sea salt, pink pepper, cedarwood, sandalwood and amber; and Blooming Fire is a warm floral with patchouli, Tahitian monoi flower and bergamot. Erin Lassner, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2024 This velvety-rich rose fragrance has hints of bergamot, lychee, cedarwood and white musk. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 6 May 2024 They're scented with mandarin oil (which also has antibacterial properties), rosemary leaf and cedarwood. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 19 Apr. 2024 In 2015, the hotelier introduced Kindling, a scent that brings guests back to nature with calming notes of eucalyptus, cedarwood, and oakwood. Kelsey Mulvey, Sunset Magazine, 12 Feb. 2024 Notes: Orange flower water absolute Tunisia, neroli blanc, jasmine absolute sambac, tuberose accord, Texas cedarwood, vetiver oil Haiti, opulent musks, amber Sizes: 1.7 oz., 0.27 oz. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 24 Jan. 2024 Grounding base notes of Texas cedarwood, vetiver oil Haiti, opulent musks, and amber keep the scent from veering too sweet. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 24 Jan. 2024

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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 cedarwood was in the 14th century

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“Cedarwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedarwood. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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