Meaning of alerce

a•ler•ce

Pronunciation: (u-ler'su), [key]
— n.
  1. the wood of the sandarac tree.
  2. a Chilean evergreen tree, Fitzroya cupressoides, having furrowed, reddish bark and overlapping leaves.
  3. an incense cedar, Austrocedrus chilensis, of Chile.
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