cyprus cedar

noun

Definition of cyprus cedar

: 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

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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 21 Oct. 2020.

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