- a tall Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara) with drooping branches and fragrant, durable, light-red wood
- the wood
Origin of deodarHindi d?od?r from Sanskrit d?vad?ru, literally , tree of the gods from d?va-?, god (akin to Classical Latin deus) + daru, wood: see tree
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.
Origin of deodarHindi deodār from Sanskrit devadāru deva- divine ; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots. dāru wood ; see deru- in Indo-European roots.
- Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas.