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pencil cedar

noun
1.
the red cedar, Juniperus virginiana, or its wood.
Origin of pencil cedar
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
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  • As far as can be seen, when present pencil cedar has been exhausted, there will be little more produced of like grade.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson

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