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Japan cedar

noun
  1. an evergreen tree, Cryptomeria japonica, of Japan, characterized by the pyramidal manner of growth of its branches.
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Origin of Japan cedar

First recorded in 1850–55
Also called Japanese cedar, sugi.
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