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de·o·dar

 (dē′ə-där′) or de·o·dar·a (-där′ə)
n.
A tall cedar (Cedrus deodara) native to the Himalaya Mountains and having drooping branches and dark bluish-green leaves, often with white, light green, or yellow new growth in cultivars. It is an important timber tree in India.

[Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru : deva-, divine; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots + dāru, wood; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

deodar

(ˈdiːəʊˌdɑː)
n
1. (Plants) a Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, with drooping branches
2. (Forestry) the durable fragrant highly valued wood of this tree
[C19: from Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru, literally: wood of the gods, from deva god + dāru wood]

de•o•dar

(ˈdi əˌdɑr)

n.
a large Himalayan cedar, Cedrus deodara, yielding a durable wood.
[1795–1805; < Hindi deodār < Skt devadāru wood of the gods =deva god + dāru wood]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deodar - tall East Indian cedar having spreading branches with nodding tips; highly valued for its appearance as well as its timber
true cedar, cedar tree, cedar - any cedar of the genus Cedrus
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Then the sun came out, and drew forth the good incense of the deodars and the rhododendrons, and that far-off, clean smell which the Hill people call "the smell of the snows.
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