pencil cedar tree


pencil cedar tree
noun
any of several junipers with wood suitable for making pencils
Syn: ↑pencil cedar
Hypernyms: ↑juniper
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Juniperus, ↑genus Juniperus
Substance Meronyms: ↑pencil cedar

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  • pencil cedar — noun 1. any of several junipers with wood suitable for making pencils • Syn: ↑pencil cedar tree • Hypernyms: ↑juniper • Hyponyms: ↑eastern red cedar, ↑red cedar, ↑red juniper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cedar camphor — Camphor Cam phor (k[a^]m f[ e]r), n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. canfora, Sp. camfora, alcanfor, LL. canfora, camphora, NGr. kafoyra ), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • east African cedar — noun tropical African timber tree with fragrant wood • Syn: ↑Juniperus procera • Hypernyms: ↑pencil cedar, ↑pencil cedar tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Juniperus, ↑genus Juniperus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Bermuda cedar — noun ornamental densely pyramidal juniper of Bermuda; fairly large for a juniper • Syn: ↑Juniperus bermudiana • Hypernyms: ↑pencil cedar, ↑pencil cedar tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Juniperus, ↑genus Juniperus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camphor tree — Camphor Cam phor (k[a^]m f[ e]r), n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. canfora, Sp. camfora, alcanfor, LL. canfora, camphora, NGr. kafoyra ), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • I, Pencil — is Leonard Read s most famous essay. The full title is I, Pencil. My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read and it was first published in the December, 1958 issue of The Freeman . It was reprinted in The Freeman in May 1996 and as a pamphlet… …   Wikipedia

  • Juniperus — noun junipers • Syn: ↑genus Juniperus • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cupressaceae, ↑family Cupressaceae, ↑cypress family …   Useful english dictionary