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Noun: white cedar  wIt see-du(r)
  1. Small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets
    - American arborvitae, northern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis
  2. Slow-growing medium-sized cedar of east coast of the United States; resembles American arborvitae
    - southern white cedar, coast white cedar, Atlantic white cedar, white cypress, Chamaecyparis thyoides

Derived forms: white cedars

Type of: arborvitae, cedar, cedar tree

Part of: Chamaecyparis, genus Chamaecyparis, genus Thuja, Thuja, thuya

Encyclopedia: White cedar