Port Orford cedar
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Port Or·ford cedar(ôr′fərd)
A tall evergreen coniferous tree (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) native to southwest Oregon and northwest California, having reddish-brown bark and drooping branches with scalelike leaves.
[After Port Orford, a town of southwest Oregon.]
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|Noun||1.||Port Orford cedar - the wood of the Port Orford cedar tree|
cedarwood, cedar - durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
|2.||Port Orford cedar - large timber tree of western North America with trunk diameter to 12 feet and height to 200 feet|
Port Orford cedar - the wood of the Port Orford cedar tree
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