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deodar

[ dee-uh-dahr ]
/ ˈdi əˌdɑr /
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noun
a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood.
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Origin of deodar

1795–1805; <Hindi deodār<Sanskrit devadāru wood of the gods, equivalent to deva god + dāru wood
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British Dictionary definitions for deodar

deodar
/ (ˈdiːəʊˌdɑː) /

noun
a Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, with drooping branches
the durable fragrant highly valued wood of this tree

Word Origin for deodar

C19: from Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru, literally: wood of the gods, from deva god + dāru wood
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