Definition of Japan cedar
1. Noun. Tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft wood.
Generic synonyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree
Group relationships: Cryptomeria, Genus Cryptomeria
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Literary usage of Japan cedar
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1. The Genesee Farmer (1849)
"The accompanying cut, and following remarks, we take from the April number of the Horticulturist: "The japan cedar, Cry plomería ..."
2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1856)
"A japan cedar, ten feet high, that was planted out in 1852, has survived the past ... This would indicate the japan cedar to be more hardy than the Deodar, ..."
3. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1855)
"It « em- ployed in for the 1 japan cedar. which are every where placed at the dwellings ol mándanos to denote their rank, where it is said to last |r ..."
4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"(1) THE japan cedar or COMMON CRYPTOMERIA, Cryptomeria Japonica Don. ... The Japan Cedar is plentiful about Shanghai and other parts of Northern China in ..."