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deodar

[ dee-uh-dahr ]

noun

  1. a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood.


deodar

/ ˈdiːəʊˌdɑː /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of deodar1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of deodar1

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

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Example Sentences

The country, however, in that direction was screened from view by spurs covered with dense forests of deodar.

Logs of deodar were floated down the rivers to form bridges or temple pillars in Srinagar, the capital of far Cashmere.

The second class includes tracts of teak, sal or deodar timber and the like, where private or village rights of user are few.

Vellacott took the budget addressed to him, and walked away to where an iron table and some chairs stood in the shade of a deodar.

Here there is a forest of pillars all of single deodar trees, and remarkable for their height and grace.

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