Port Orford cedar

  1. a tall tree, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, of coastal Oregon, having flattened, scalelike foliage and wood highly valued as timber.
  2. the fragrant wood of this tree.

Origin of Port Orford cedar

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