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Rocky Mountain juniper

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noun

a juniper, Juniperus scopulorum, of western North America, that yields a soft, reddish wood used for making fences, pencils, etc., and that is also grown as an ornamental.

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Also called Rocky Mountain red cedar.

Origin of Rocky Mountain juniper

First recorded in 1895–1900
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