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any of several coniferous trees of the genus Libocedrus (or Calocedrus), especially L. decurrens, of the western U.S., growing to a height of 150 feet (50 meters).
the aromatic, close-grained wood of this tree, used to make pencils, chests, closet linings, etc.


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