lawsoniana

noun

law·​so·​ni·​ana
(ˌ)lȯˌsōnēˈanə,
-ˈänə,
-ˈānə
plural -s
: port orford cedar

Word History

Etymology

New Latin (specific epithet of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), feminine of lawsonianus of Lawson, from Peter Lawson, 19th century Scottish nurseryman who introduced the species into cultivation + Latin -ianus -ian

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“Lawsoniana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lawsoniana. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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