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Found 2 items, similar to red cedar.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: red cedar red cedar n 1: large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States [syn: western red cedar, canoe cedar, Thuja plicata] 2: small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needles [syn: eastern red cedar, red juniper, Juniperus virginiana ] 3: tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark [syn: incense cedar , Calocedrus decurrens, Libocedrus decurrens] 4: fragrant reddish wood of any of various red cedar trees
English → English (gcide) Definition: red cedar Juniper \Ju"ni*per\, n. [L. juniperus, prop., youth-producing, and so called from its evergreen appearance, from the roots of E. juvenile, and parent. Cf. Gin the liquor.] (Bot.) Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Conifer[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: The common juniper (Juniperus communis) is a shrub of a low, spreading form, having awl-shaped, rigid leaves in whorls of threes, and bearing small purplish blue berries (or galbuli), of a warm, pungent taste, used as diuretic and in flavoring gin. A resin exudes from the bark, which has erroneously been considered identical with sandarach, and is used as pounce. The oil of juniper is acrid, and used for various purposes, as in medicine, for making varnish, etc. The wood of several species is of a reddish color, hard and durable, and is used in cabinetwork under the names of red cedar, Bermuda cedar, etc. [1913 Webster] Juniper worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a geometrid moth (Drepanodes varus). It feeds upon the leaves of the juniper, and mimics the small twigs both in form and color, in a remarkable manner. [1913 Webster] Thuja \Thu"ja\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves. [Written also thuya.] See Thyine wood. [1913 Webster] Note: Thuja occidentalis is the Arbor vit[ae] of the Eastern and Northern United States. Thuja gigantea of North-waetern America is a very large tree, there called red cedar, and canoe cedar, and furnishes a useful timber. [1913 Webster] thuja oilcedar leaf oil. [1913 Webster]

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