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

  • n. See Japanese cedar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any tree of the genus Cryptomeria, especially the Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria japonica

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of coniferous plants of the family Pinaceæ and tribe Taxoideæ, technically distinguished from Taxodium by the manifest toothed inner scales of the cones.

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

  • n. Japanese cedar; sugi


New Latin Cryptomeria, genus name : crypto- + Greek meros, part.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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