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Spanish cedar

noun
1.
a tropical American tree, Cedrela odorata, of the mahogany family.
2.
the hard, fragrant, mahoganylike brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and especially cigar boxes.
Also called West Indian cedar.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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British Dictionary definitions for Spanish cedar

Spanish cedar

noun
1.
a tall meliaceous tree, Cedrela odorata, of tropical America, the East Indies, and Australia, having smooth bark, pinnate leaves, yellow flowers, and light-coloured aromatic wood
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