an evergreen tree, Cryptomeria japonica, of Japan, characterized by the pyramidal manner of growth of its branches.
These Japanese Slang Terms Are “Maji” AmazingIf you love reading the haiku of Basho, dream of socializing in a Tokyo sushi restaurant, or want to sound like a character from a Murakami novel, here are some bits of slang to help you take your first steps into the glorious Japanese language.
Origin of Japan cedar
First recorded in 1850–55
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