from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cedar (Cedrus Deodara), growing in India, highly valued for its size and beauty as well as for its timber, and also grown in England as an ornamental tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, a name given to different trees, principally of the natural order Coniferæ, when growing at some place held sacred by the Hindus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tall East Indian cedar having spreading branches with nodding tips; highly valued for its appearance as well as its timber
Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru : deva-, divine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From colloquial Hindustani देओदार / دیودار de'o-dār, from देवदारु / دیودار dev-dāru, from Sanskrit देवदारु (deva-dāru) ‘divine tree’. (Wiktionary)