incense cedar

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Related to incense cedars: Libocedrus decurrens

incense cedar

n.
A coniferous evergreen tree (Calocedrus decurrens syn. Libocedrus decurrens) of western North America, having flattened branches with scalelike leaves.
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Noun1.incense cedar - any of several attractive trees of southwestern South America and New Zealand and New Caledonia having glossy evergreen leaves and scented wood
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus - cypresses that resemble cedars
2.incense cedar - tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red barkincense cedar - tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Calocedrus, genus Calocedrus - tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
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We learned our cabin and counselor assignments, hauled our suitcases and sleeping bags farther up hill, past the Incense Cedars, to our cabins, and it was time for lunch.
But many of the other small and large trees - birches, oaks and incense cedars, and ponderosa, Japanese and white pines - will be cleared to make room for the addition of two bus-only lanes.