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deodar

[dee-uh-dahr] /ˈdi əˌdɑr/
noun
1.
a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Hindi deodār < Sanskrit devadāru wood of the gods, equivalent to deva god + dāru wood
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deodar

/ˈdiːəʊˌdɑː/
noun
1.
a Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, with drooping branches
2.
the durable fragrant highly valued wood of this tree
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru, literally: wood of the gods, from deva god + dāru wood
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