cedar of Lebanon
Date: 14th century a long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani) native to Asia Minor with short fascicled leaves and erect cones

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  • cedar of Lebanon — noun cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height • Syn: ↑Cedrus libani • Hypernyms: ↑cedar, ↑cedar tree, ↑true cedar * * * ˈlebənən Usage: capitalized L Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cedar of Lebanon — ce′dar of Leb′anon n. pln a cedar, Cedrus libani, of Asia Minor, having horizontally spreading branches • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • cedar of Lebanon — a cedar, Cedrus libani, of Asia Minor, having horizontally spreading branches. [bef. 1000; ME, OE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cedar of Lebanon — type of tree that is native to Asia Minor …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • History of Lebanon — The history of Lebanon is almost as old as the earliest evidence of humankind. Its geographic position as a crossroads linking the Mediterranean Basin with the great Asian hinterland has conferred on it a cosmopolitan character and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cedars of Lebanon —    The general name used both in ancient and modern times to describe a huge cedar forest that covered large areas of what is now Lebanon in Palestine. The Phoenicians, especially the inhabitants of Byblos, grew wealthy partly through lucrative… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

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