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Chilean cedar

[ chil-ee-uhn see-der, chi-ley-uhn ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i ən ˈsi dər, tʃɪˈleɪ ən /
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noun

a tree, Austrocedrus chilensis, of the cypress family, native to Chile and Argentina, sometimes growing to a height of 78 feet (24 meters), although it is usually much shorter: the only member of its genus, it is classified as near threatened.
the aromatic wood of this tree, used in carpentry.

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Also called Chil·e·an in·cense ce·dar [chil-ee-uhn in-sens see-der, chi-ley-uhn] /ˈtʃɪl i ən ˈɪn sɛns ˌsi dər, tʃɪˈleɪ ən/ .

Origin of Chilean cedar

First recorded in 1850–55
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