Definition of Cryptomeria

1. Noun. Japanese cedar; sugi.




Definition of Cryptomeria

1. Noun. Any tree of the genus ''Cryptomeria'', especially the Japanese cedar, ''Cryptomeria japonica'' ¹

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Definition of Cryptomeria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptomeria

cryptohalite
cryptolalia
cryptolect
cryptolith
cryptologic
cryptological
cryptologies
cryptologist
cryptologists
cryptology
cryptomaria
cryptomaterial
cryptomaterials
cryptomelane
cryptomenorrhoea
cryptomeria (current term)
cryptomerias
cryptomnesia
cryptomnesic
cryptomodule
cryptomodules
cryptomonad
cryptomonads
cryptomorphic
cryptomorphism
crypton
cryptonephridial
cryptons
cryptonym
cryptonymic

Literary usage of Cryptomeria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... of their distribution and the constant tendency they exhibit toward the formation of definite aggregates. In Thujopsis and cryptomeria (Fig. 39) FIG. ..."

2. A Manual of the North American Gymnosperms: Exclusive of the Cycadales But by David Pearce Penhallow (1907)
"cryptomeria, DON. PLATES 26 AND 27 Transverse. Growth rings medium, with a ... cryptomeria. Jap. = Sufi Transverse. Growth rings medium, rather uniform. ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"cryptomeria Japonica, D. Don.* The Sugi or Japanese Cedar. Japan and Northern China. The largest tree in Japan, the trunk attaining 35 feet in circumference ..."

4. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"... Thuja, and Biota, or deeply embedded near to the bundle, as in Cunninghamia (Fig. 191). Besides these there are in many species (eg cryptomeria) ..."

5. The Pinetum: Being a Synopsis of All the Coniferous Plants at Present Known by George Gordon, Robert Glendinning (1858)
"cryptomeria. Don. Flowers, monoecious, or male and female on the same plant, but separate; the male catkins numerous, somewhat oblong, and collected in ..."

6. The Garter Mission to Japan (1906)
"of the temples in which the two great Shoguns lie, the mountain gorge, the cryptomeria avenue, all the marvels of art and nature on which travellers from ..."

7. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1867)
"cryptomeria JAPONICA. This " exquisite tree," as Mr. Sargent terms it, which has been called the " Queen of evergreens," is also a very uncertain tree iu ..."

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