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Definition of cedar
- any of a number of conifers that typically yield fragrant, durable timber, in particular.
- a large tree of the pine family (genus Cedrus, family Pinaceae), in particular the cedar of Lebanon (C. libani), with spreading branches, and the deodar. a tall slender North American or Asian tree (genus Thuja, family Cupressaceae), in particular the western red cedar (T. plicata) and the northern white cedar (T. occidentalis).
Old English, from Old French cedre or Latin cedrus, from Greek kedros