Definition of Cedarwood

1. Noun. Durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests.

Exact synonyms: Cedar
Substance meronyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree, True Cedar, Cedar, Cedar Tree
Specialized synonyms: Red Cedar, Port Orford Cedar
Generic synonyms: Wood

Definition of Cedarwood

1. Noun. The wood of the cedar tree. ¹

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Definition of Cedarwood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cedarwood

cedar elm
cedar leaf oil
cedar mahogany
cedar nut
cedar of Goa
cedar of Lebanon
cedar tree
cedar waxwing
cedar wood oil
cedarwood (current term)
ceding back

Literary usage of Cedarwood

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1. Pharmaceutical and Food Analysis: A Manual of Standard Methods for the by Azor Thurston (1922)
"cedarwood oil is prepared by steam distillation from the waste wood from the manufacture ... cedarwood oil is a colorless or yellowish liquid and has a mild ..."

2. Income Opportunities in Special Forest Products: Self-Help Suggestions for by Margaret G. Thomas (1994)
"cedarwood oil Virginiana is obtained from steam- distilling sawdust, waste shavings, ... cedarwood oil Texas has different uses and does not compete in the ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1916)
"The figures quoted in my Experimental Psychology as typical of our own work are 5.5 ±0.8 and 5.65 ±0.15 cm. cedarwood. I find in our records, however, ..."

4. Treatise on Applied Analytical Chemistry by Vittorio Villavecchia (1918)
"Oil of turpentine, mineral oils, coconut oil, cedarwood oil, ... balsam oil cedarwood oil, cubeb oil, distillate from patchouli Oil of turpentine Oil of ..."

5. The Merchant Seaman in War by Leslie Cope Cornford (1913)
"He was taking the little steamship cedarwood down the East Coast, bound for France laden with pig-iron. There was half a gale of wind, and there was a ..."

6. The Sesquiterpenes by Oswald Schreiner (1904)
"... obtained by the distillation of cedarwood oil with phosphoric acid anhydride. Chapman and Burgess in 1896 and Heine and Co.97 distilled ..."

7. Clinical Rheumatology: A Problem-oriented Approach to Diagnosis and Management by Roland W. Moskowitz (1921)
"Pure oil of cedarwood when free from turpentine is an excellent agent. Chloroform has been largely used for the same purpose. Before celloidin sections are ..."

8. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1878)
"With central light the difference between the spherical aberration of the green and red rays gave, when pure cedarwood oil was used, too much colour, ..."

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