cryptomeria

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cryptomeria (ˌkrɪptəʊˈmɪərɪə)
 
n
a coniferous tree, Cryptomeria japonica, of China and Japan, with curved needle-like leaves and small round cones: family Taxodiaceae
 
[C19: from New Latin, from crypto- + Greek meros part; so called because the seeds are hidden by scales]

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