Definition of Cigar-box cedar

1. Noun. Fragrant wood much used for cigar boxes.

Generic synonyms: Mahogany
Substance meronyms: Cedrela Odorata, Spanish Cedar, Spanish Cedar Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cigar-box Cedar

cidery
cides
ciding
cids
ciel
cieled
cieling
cielings
ciels
cien
cierge
cierges
cig
cigar
cigar-box cedar (current term)
cigar-shaped
cigar band
cigar box
cigar boxes
cigar cutter
cigar cutters
cigar lighter
cigar smoker
cigaret
cigarets
cigarette
cigarette-paper scars
cigarette burn

Literary usage of Cigar-box cedar

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1. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"... tariff to assess higher duties on the more valuable hard cabinet woods rather than on the soft and cheaper woods such as the cigar-box cedar of Cuba. ..."

2. Commercial Raw Materials: Their Origin, Preparation and Uses by Charles Robinson Toothaker, S. F. Aaron, Benno Humbert Alfred Groth, Philadelphia Museums (1905)
"Cigar-Box Cedar is perhaps the most common and useful CIGAR-BOX wood of the West Indies, Central America and northern CEDAR South America. ..."

3. Detroit and World-trade: A Survey of the City's Present and Potential by Thomas Laurence Munger, Frank Howard Evans, Detroit Board of Commerce (1920)
"CIGAR Box CEDAR More than 4000000 board feet of cigar box cedar is used in Detroit each year. . The source of this wood is Central and South America. ..."

4. Detroit and World-trade: A Survey of the City's Present and Potential by Thomas Laurence Munger, Frank Howard Evans, Detroit Board of Commerce (1920)
"CIGAR Box CEDAR More than 4000000 board feet of cigar box cedar is used in Detroit each year. The source of this wood is Central and South America. ..."

5. Construction, Tuning and Care of the Piano-forte: A Book for Tuners, Dealers by Edward Quincy Norton (1887)
"A SAND FILE can be made by gluing sand-paper on a thin strip of wood (cigar box cedar) six inches long, three fourths of an inch wide, and thickness of ..."

6. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"... hembra," "Cuban cigar-box cedar" or "Spanish cedar." Wood similar to the above. Highly odorous and supposed to keep insects out of cigars. ..."

7. The Human Side of Trees: Wonders of the Tree World, by Royal Dixon and by Royal Dixon, Franklyn Everett Fitch (1917)
"... A doubled-trunk specimen of the useful American baobab tree . .118 Taking cigar-box cedar out of a Cuban jungle 119 The monkey-bread tree has travelled ..."

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