What does cedar mean?

Definitions for cedar
ˈsi dərcedar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cedar, cedar tree(noun)

    any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars

  2. cedar, cedarwood(noun)

    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 cedar(noun)

    any cedar of the genus Cedrus


  1. cedar(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

  2. cedar(Noun)

    The aromatic wood from such a tree.

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

  3. Cedar(ProperNoun)

    A programming language.

    Etymology: From cedre, from cedrus, from κέδρος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cedar(noun)

    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. Cedar(adj)

    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. 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.

  2. Eric Giddens:

    I watched that years ago before I ran for school board here in Cedar Falls, and it inspired me to go for it and put Eric Giddens out there in a way that I hadn't really done at that point, if you haven't seen that film, people in the room.

  3. 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.

  4. Matt Paul:

    These are Iowans who will have a very high propensity to caucus, the people in a busy summer weekend that come to Cedar Rapids on a Sunday afternoon to sit through 19 speeches are people who are absolutely going to caucus.

  5. Shawna Hartman:

    This is real rough country out here, and the Black Hawks are helping us get water into areas we had difficulty getting to, 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.

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