1. [ noun ] (botany) tall tree of North American Pacific coast having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark
Synonyms: Calocedrus_decurrens Libocedrus_decurrens incense_cedar
Related terms: cedar Calocedrus
2. [ noun ] small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needles
Synonyms: red_juniper Juniperus_virginiana eastern_red_cedar
Related terms: pencil_cedar
3. [ noun ] (botany) large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States
Synonyms: canoe_cedar Thuja_plicata western_red_cedar
Related terms: arborvitae Thuja
4. [ noun ] fragrant reddish wood of any of various red cedar trees
Related terms: cedar pencil_cedar
Similar spelling:   reduced