milanji cedar

noun, often capitalized M
mi·​lan·​ji cedar
variants: or less commonly mlanje cedar \ mə̇ˈlänjē-​ \

Definition of milanji cedar

: a tall coniferous tree (Widdringtonia whytei) of the uplands of southern and eastern Africa that is closely related to the cypresses but much resembles a typical cedar

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History and Etymology for milanji cedar

after Mt. Milanji or Mlange, Nyasaland, Africa

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“Milanji cedar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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