incense cedar

noun
Updated on: 7 Mar 2018

Definition of incense cedar

: a tall tree (Calocedrus decurrens synonym Libocedrus decurrens) of the cypress family found growing from Oregon to Baja California that has reddish-brown bark, scalelike foliage, and light soft aromatic wood; also : its wood

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