white cedar

noun
|Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of white cedar

1 : an aromatic evergreen swamp tree (Chamaecyparis thyoides) of the cypress family that occurs along the eastern coast of the U.S. and has branchlets in fan-shaped sprays and small round cones; also : its wood

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1654

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