Stinking cedar
Stinking Stink"ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Stinking badger} (Zo["o]l.), the teledu.

{Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster]


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  • stinking cedar — noun rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed • Syn: ↑stinking yew, ↑Torrey tree, ↑Torreya taxifolia • Hypernyms: ↑yew • Member Holonyms: ↑Torreya, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stinking cedar — an evergreen tree, Torreya taxifolia, of the yew family, native to Florida, having rank smelling foliage and dark green, egg shaped fruit. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cedar (disambiguation) — Cedar, in a strict botanical sense, refers to those trees belonging to the genus Cedrus in the coniferous plant family Pinaceae.In common usage, the Cypress family of trees are often labeled as Cedars.Cedar may also refer to: Coniferous trees of… …   Wikipedia

  • Stinking — Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stinking badger — Stinking Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinking yew — noun rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed • Syn: ↑stinking cedar, ↑Torrey tree, ↑Torreya taxifolia • Hypernyms: ↑yew • Member Holonyms: ↑Torreya, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stinking yew — ▪ tree also called  fetid yew, Florida torreya, or stinking cedar        (species Torreya taxifolia), an ornamental evergreen conifer tree of the yew family (Taxaceae), limited in distribution to western Florida and southwestern Georgia, U.S. The …   Universalium

  • Torreya taxifolia — Stinking Stink ing, a. & n. from {Stink}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stinking badger} (Zo[ o]l.), the teledu. {Stinking cedar} (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida ({Torreya taxifolia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • Torreya taxifolia — Taxobox name = Torreya taxifolia status = CR status system = iucn2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Leaves of Torreya taxifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cephalotaxaceae genus = Torreya …   Wikipedia

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