What does cedar mean?

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ˈsi dərcedar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cedar, cedar treenoun

    any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars

  2. cedar, cedarwoodnoun

    durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests

  3. cedar, cedar tree, true cedarnoun

    any cedar of the genus Cedrus


  1. cedarnoun

    A coniferous tree of the genus Cedrus in the coniferous plant family Pinaceae.

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

  2. cedarnoun

    The aromatic wood from such a tree.

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

  3. Cedarnoun

    A programming language.

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cedarnoun

    the name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor

    Etymology: [AS. ceder, fr. L. cedrus, Gr. ke`dros.]

  2. Cedaradjective

    of or pertaining to cedar

    Etymology: [AS. ceder, fr. L. cedrus, Gr. ke`dros.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cedar

    sē′dar, n. a large evergreen tree remarkable for the durability and fragrance of its wood; applied also to many more or less similar trees, as the Barbadoes cedar, properly a juniper, and the Bastard Barbadoes cedar, properly a Cedrela (used for canoes, cigar-boxes, blacklead pencils).—adj. made of cedar.—adjs. Cē′dared, covered with cedars; Cē′darn (Milton), pertaining to or made of cedar; Cē′drine, belonging to the cedar-tree; Cē′dry, obsolete form of Cē′dary, having the colour or properties of cedar. [L.—Gr. kedros.]

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  1. acred, arced, cadre, cared, e-card, ecard, raced

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cedar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cedar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of cedar in a Sentence

  1. Matt Spellman:

    Cedar Rapids's too big, cedar Rapids really is. I'm ready( for people to drop out). Cedar Rapids's getting to be too overwhelming.

  2. Shawna Hartman:

    There are deep canyons, drainages and gullies that are full of heavy fuels like prairie grasses and red cedar trees. They can hold the heat for a long time and let the fire jump from one place to another.

  3. Edwin Markham:

    And when he fell in whirlwind, he went downAs when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.

  4. Maine Game Warden Bayley Grant:

    We first tried to haul her out with the four wheeler, but it became clear she was too stuck for that, we then hung the come-along on a cedar tree, and started to winch her out.

  5. Kaela Weber:

    The fact that she is coming to Monticello first, a small town in Iowa City, she could have went [ sic ] to Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, i think it just means she... likes to care about the community and small town.

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