- a West Indian tree (Cedrela odorata) of the mahogany family, yielding a light, aromatic wood used in making cigar boxes, etc.
- its wood
See Spanish cedar in American Heritage Dictionary 4
In both senses also called cigar-box cedar
- Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Cedrela, especially C. odorata, having reddish aromatic wood used for cabinetwork and cigar boxes.
- The wood of this tree.