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Port Orford cedar

[ awr-ferd ]
/ ˈɔr fərd /
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noun
a tall tree, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, of coastal Oregon, having flattened, scalelike foliage and wood highly valued as timber.
the fragrant wood of this tree.
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Origin of Port Orford cedar

1870–75, Americanism; named after Port Orford, Oregon
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