pencil cedar


pencil cedar
noun
1. any of several junipers with wood suitable for making pencils
Syn: ↑pencil cedar tree
Hypernyms: ↑juniper
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Juniperus, ↑genus Juniperus
2. wood of a pencil cedar tree; used for making pencils
Hypernyms: ↑red cedar
Substance Holonyms: ↑pencil cedar tree

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noun
1.
a. : any of several junipers with wood suitable for or used for making pencils: as
(1) : red cedar 1 a
(3) : a rather small densely pyramidal tree (Juniperus bermudiana) that is grown in warm regions as an ornamental
b. : she-pine 1
3. : the wood of a pencil cedar

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the red cedar, Juniperus virginiana, or its wood.
[1865-70]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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