a tropical American tree, Cedrela odorata, of the mahogany family.
the hard, fragrant, mahoganylike brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and especially cigar boxes.
- Also called West Indian cedar.
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How to use Spanish cedar in a sentence
"Spanish cedar" (Cedrela odorata) is a broadleaf wood, and not a conifer as is usually supposed.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties | Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
British Dictionary definitions for Spanish cedar
a tall meliaceous tree, Cedrela odorata, of tropical America, the East Indies, and Australia, having smooth bark, pinnate leaves, yellow flowers, and light-coloured aromatic wood
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