deodar

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noun de·o·dar \ˈdē-ə-ˌdär\
variants: or less commonly

deodara

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Definition of deodar

  1. :  an East Indian cedar (Cedrus deodara)

Origin and Etymology of deodar

Hindi & Urdu devadār, deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru, literally, timber of the gods, from deva god + dāru wood — more at deity, 1tree


First Known Use: 1842


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