Definition of red cedar in English:

red cedar

Syllabification: red ce·dar

noun

Either of two North American coniferous trees with reddish-brown bark.
  • Two species in the family Cupressaceae: the western red cedar (Thuja plicata), which yields strong, lightweight timber, and the eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana), found chiefly in the eastern US
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  • Fortunately there are plenty of other deck-worthy trees in the forest, among them teak, Western red cedar, redwood, and mahogany.
  • The gardens have very successfully combined Japanese species such as azaleas, maples and cherry trees with native plants such as Canadian maples and red cedars.
  • Scattered eastern red cedar are the only trees within the glade communities.

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