Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cedar
IPA transcription: [s'idɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cedar, cedar_tree, true_cedar
    Meaning: any cedar of the genus Cedrus
  • Synonyms: cedar, cedarwood
    Meaning: durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
  • Synonyms: cedar, cedar_tree
    Meaning: any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Usage examples
  • What framework of cedar or oak will last as long as "Othello"?
  • The cedar of Lebanon, said Sir Joseph Hooker, occurs upon one of the moraines of an ancient glacier.
  • I was glad the country was clear and open. Only an occasional dwarf cedar stood in dark relief against the sage.
  • One spring morning a little yellow bird flew into the cedar grove, and gave the dwarf a letter which it held in its beak.
  • The canoes were of red cedar, and flat-bottomed; the paddles had oval blades, to which short, quick strokes were given perpendicularly to the water entering and leaving.
  • To the east, some fifty feet away, stood a tub, obscured by pussy willows, and brimming with cool water furnished by a cedar trough which reached from the bubbling spring.
  • The legalized slaughter of robins, cedar birds, grosbeaks and doves should cease immediately, on the basis of economy of resources and a square deal to all the states lying northward of Mississippi.
  • The Juniper or Red Cedar (Juniperus occidentalis) is preeminently a rock tree, occupying the baldest domes and pavements in the upper silver fir and alpine zones, at a height of from 7000 to 9500 feet.
  • So there continued to pass before her eyes a constant change of scene, till at last she saw the real land to which they were bound, with its blue mountains, its cedar forests, and its cities and palaces.
  • After advancing fifteen or twenty miles towards Yosemite and making an ascent of from two to three thousand feet you reach the lower margin of the main pine belt, composed of great sugar pine, yellow pine, incense cedar and sequoia.