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[see-der-woo d]
  1. cedar(def 5).
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Origin of cedarwood

First recorded in 1605–15; cedar + wood1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cedarwood

Historical Examples of cedarwood

  • In seven large bowls he places calamus, cedarwood, and incense.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

    Morris Jastrow

  • From the interior of the safe he removed a cedarwood box, also locked.

    The Man Who Knew

    Edgar Wallace

  • Place a drop of cedarwood oil on the centre of the cover-slip.

  • Cedarwood oil, distilled from the wood of Juniperus virginiana.

  • A handful of black lace and cedarwood chained him to the spot!

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith