Northern-white-cedar



noun
1.
See under (def 1).
noun
1.
any of several chiefly coniferous trees valued for their wood, especially Chamaecyparis thyoides, of the eastern U.S., or Thuja occidentalis (northern white cedar) of northeastern North America.
2.
the wood of any of these trees.
noun
1.
a coniferous tree, Chamaecyparis thyoides, of swampy regions in North America, having scalelike leaves and boxlike cones: family Cupressaceae See also cypress1 (sense 2)
2.
the wood of this tree, which is used for building boats, etc
3.
a coniferous tree, Thuja occidentalis, of NE North America, having scalelike leaves: family Cupressaceae See also arbor vitae
4.
the wood of this tree, much used for telegraph poles

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