Meaning of red cedar

red' ce'dar

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calledan American, coniferous tree, Juniperus virginiana, yielding a fragrant, reddish wood used for making lead pencils, etc.
  2. the western red cedar, Thuja plicata.
  3. the wood of these trees.
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