cedar tree

cedar tree
1. any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Syn: ↑cedar
Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Cupressaceae, ↑family Cupressaceae, ↑cypress family
Substance Meronyms: ↑cedar, ↑cedarwood
2. any cedar of the genus Cedrus
Syn: ↑cedar, ↑true cedar
Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Cedrus, ↑genus Cedrus
Substance Meronyms: ↑cedar, ↑cedarwood

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