- cecropia moth,
- cedant arma togae,
- cedar apple,
- cedar chest,
- cedar city,
- cedar falls,
- cedar of lebanon
Origin of cedar
Examples from the Web for cedar
Without overshadowing his talented counterparts, Cedar commands the stage with a meticulous mix of stoicism and candor.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was there at one of the first gigs by Julian Casablancas and the Voidz at SXSW, in Cedar Street Courtyard.Julian Casablancas Enters the Void: On the Strokes’ Friction, Why He Left NYC, and Starting Over|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marianne Stewart of Cedar Falls needed repeated prodding to recall that she had caucused for Santorum.
The memory came more quickly for her friend, Jan Mundt, formerly of Cedar Falls and now of Florida.
It also remains unclear whether traditional practices such as aging tobacco in cedar or other woods might run afoul of the ban.
On coming to Iowa he lived at Cedar Rapids for a time, where he teamed.History of Linn County Iowa|Luther A. Brewer
Mellen turned and went back, sheltering himself under the cedar trees.A Noble Woman|Ann S. Stephens
The rafters were of cedar and the walls of solid cement and masonry.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
Upon the warm wind a fragrance was borne, cedar and vervain, and the scent of a hundred flowers.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
It is reported in camp that one entire regiment of "Johnnies" came over from Cedar Mountain this morning and gave itself up.Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864|Lemuel Abijah Abbott
Word Origin for cedar
Old English ceder, blended in Middle English with Old French cedre, both from Latin cedrus, from Greek kedros "cedar, juniper," origin uncertain. Cedar oil was used by the Egyptians in embalming as a preservative against decay and the word for it was used figuratively for "immortality" by the Romans. Cedar chest attested from 1722. Related: Cedrine.