Eastern red cedar

A type of evergreen tree with hard fragrant wood that is a member of the cypress family. The oil from the wood is used in soaps, shampoos, bath salts, perfumes, aromatherapy, and to keep insects away. The scientific name is Juniperus virginiana. Also called cedarwood and red cedar.

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  • eastern red-cedar — virgininis kadagys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Juniperus virginiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Juniperus virginiana… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • eastern red cedar — ▪ plant also called  pencil cedar   (Juniperus virginiana), an evergreen ornamental and timber tree of the cypress family (Cupressaceae), native to poor or limestone soils of eastern North America. An eastern red cedar can grow to 12 to 15 metres …   Universalium

  • eastern red cedar — noun small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needles • Syn: ↑red cedar, ↑red juniper, ↑Juniperus virginiana • Hypernyms: ↑pencil cedar, ↑pencil cedar tree * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • eastern red cedar. — See red cedar (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • eastern red cedar — noun A species of juniper, Juniperus virginiana. Syn: Virginia red cedar …   Wiktionary

  • eastern red cedar. — See red cedar (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red Cedar — may refer to: Trees and timbers * Australian Red Cedar, Toona ciliata (syn. T. australis ) * Eastern Red Cedar, Juniperus virginiana * Red Cedar, Acrocarpus fraxinifolius * Western Redcedar, Thuja plicata Places * Red Cedar, Wisconsin, a town in… …   Wikipedia

  • red cedar — ☆ red cedar n. 1. any of a number of juniper trees or shrubs with bluish, berrylike fruit and red wood; esp., a) the eastern red cedar ( Juniperus virginiana) of E North America, with fragrant wood often used to line closets and chests b) the… …   English World dictionary

  • red cedar — 1. Also called eastern red cedar, savin. an American, coniferous tree, Juniperus virginiana, yielding a fragrant, reddish wood used for making lead pencils, etc. 2. the western red cedar, Thuja plicata. 3. the wood of these trees. [1675 85,… …   Universalium

  • red cedar — noun 1. tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon red bark • Syn: ↑incense cedar, ↑Calocedrus decurrens, ↑Libocedrus decurrens • Hypernyms: ↑cedar, ↑cedar tree • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

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