de·o·dar (dēə-där′) or de·o·dar·a (-därə)
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.
[Hindi deodār, from Sanskrit devadāru : deva-, divine; see dyeu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + dāru, wood; see deru- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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