Definition of Japanese cedar in English:

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Japanese cedar

noun

Another term for cryptomeria.
Example sentences
  • In the foreground you can see the neat squares of the Whittles’ and neighboring farms, the neatly trellised blocks of kiwifruit vines framed by tall, dense shelterbelts of Japanese cedar.
  • The whole house is covered in Virginia creeper and among the trees are an apple tree, cedar, Japanese cedar and large cypress.
  • If mountain areas were full of deep-rooted Japanese cedar rather than betel nut palms, torrential rains would be less likely to cause mudslides and overflowing rivers.

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Syllabification: Jap·a·nese ce·dar

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