cyprus cedar

noun

: a cedar (Cedrus libani brevifolia) of the eastern Mediterranean region that differs from the cedar of Lebanon chiefly in its dwarf habit of growth, shorter leaves, and smaller cones

Word History

Etymology

from Cyprus, island in the Mediterranean

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“Cyprus cedar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyprus%20cedar. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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