incense cedar
noun Date: 1877 a tall tree (Calocedrus decurrens syn. Libocedrus decurrens) of the cypress family found growing from Oregon to Baja California that has reddish-brown bark, scalelike foliage, and light soft aromatic wood; also its wood

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  • incense cedar — ☆ incense cedar n. a large, W North American tree (Calocedrus decurrens) of the cypress family with reddish bark and flattened, scalelike leaves …   English World dictionary

  • incense cedar — kaliforninis kedrotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Calocedrus decurrens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Calocedrus decurrens angl. California incense cedar; incense… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • incense-cedar — kaliforninis kedrotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Calocedrus decurrens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Calocedrus decurrens angl. California incense cedar; incense… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • incense cedar — 1. any of several coniferous trees of the genus Libocedrus (or Calocedrus), esp. L. decurrens, of the western U.S., growing to a height of 150 ft. (50 m). 2. the aromatic, close grained wood of this tree, used to make pencils, chests, closet… …   Universalium

  • incense cedar — kedrotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių (Cupressaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Calocedrus). atitikmenys: lot. Calocedrus angl. incense cedar vok. Flusszeder; Weihrauchzeder rus. калoцедрус; речной кедр lenk. cedrzyniec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • incense cedar — noun 1. any of several attractive trees of southwestern South America and New Zealand and New Caledonia having glossy evergreen leaves and scented wood • Hypernyms: ↑cedar, ↑cedar tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Libocedrus, ↑genus Libocedrus 2. tall… …   Useful english dictionary

  • California incense cedar — kaliforninis kedrotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Calocedrus decurrens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Calocedrus decurrens angl. California incense cedar; incense… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 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

  • cedar — /see deuhr/, n. 1. any of several Old World, coniferous trees of the genus Cedrus, having wide, spreading branches. Cf. cedar of Lebanon. 2. any of various junipers, as the red cedar, Juniperus virginiana, of the cypress family, having reddish… …   Universalium

  • Incense in China — A Western Han inlaid bronze mountain censer Incense in China is traditionally used in a wide range of Chinese cultural activities including, religious ceremonies, ancestor veneration, traditional medicine, and in daily life. Known as xiang… …   Wikipedia

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