in-cense cedar

incense cedar

noun
1.
any of several coniferous trees of the genus Libocedrus (or Calocedrus ), especially L. decurrens, of the western U.S., growing to a height of 150 feet (50 meters).
2.
the aromatic, close-grained wood of this tree, used to make pencils, chests, closet linings, etc.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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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 
2. tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark 
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