from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An evergreen tree (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) of northwest North America. Also called Nootka cypress.
  • n. The decay-resistant wood of this tree, used for boats, construction materials, and furniture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cedar, dab.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tall evergreen of the Pacific coast of North America often cultivated for ornament


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