Deodar
Deodar De`o*dar", n. [Native name, fr. Skr. d[=e]vad[=a]ru, prop., timber of the gods.] (Bot.) A kind of cedar ({Cedrus Deodara}), growing in India, highly valued for its size and beauty as well as for its timber, and also grown in England as an ornamental tree. [1913 Webster]

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  • deodar — ● deodar nom masculin (hindi dēwdār, du sanskrit devadāra, arbre divin) Très beau cèdre de l Himalaya, parfois planté en France dans les parcs. ⇒DÉODAR, DÉODORA, subst. masc. Cèdre de l Himalaya à grandes feuilles piquantes. Des « déodars »,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • deodar — [dē′ō där΄] n. [Hindi dēodār < Sans dēvadāru, lit., tree of the gods < dēva ḥ, god (akin to L deus) + daru, wood: see TREE] 1. a tall Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara) with drooping branches and fragrant, durable, light red wood 2. the wood …   English World dictionary

  • deodar — himalajinis kedras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Cedrus deodara), paplitęs pietų Azijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Cedrus deodara; Cedrus deodora f. aurea; Pinus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • deodar — also deodara noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu devadār, deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru, literally, timber of the gods, from deva god + dāru wood more at deity, tree Date: 1842 an East Indian cedar (Cedrus deodara) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Deodar — Himalaya Zeder Himalaya Zeder (Cedrus deodara) Systematik Klasse: Pinopsida …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • deodar — /dee euh dahr /, n. a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood. [1795 1805; < Hindi deodar < Skt devadaru wood of the gods, equiv. to deva god + daru wood] * * * …   Universalium

  • deodar — [ di:ə(ʊ)dα:] noun a tall cedar with drooping branches, native to the Himalayas. [Cedrus deodara.] Origin C19: from Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru divine tree …   English new terms dictionary

  • deodar — de•o•dar [[t]ˈdi əˌdɑr[/t]] n. pln a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood • Etymology: 1795–1805; < Hindi deodār < Skt devadāru wood of the gods =deva god +dāru wood …   From formal English to slang

  • deodar — noun /ˈdiːəʊdɑː/ Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas …   Wiktionary

  • DEODAR —    (25), a small protected independent State in the NW. of Gujarat, India …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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