Meaning of white cedar

white' ce'dar

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several chiefly coniferous trees valued for their wood, esp. Chamaecyparis thyoides, of the eastern U.S., or Thuja occidentalisof northeastern North America.
  2. the wood of any of these trees.
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