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.
Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas.
A tall Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara) with drooping branches and fragrant, durable, light-red wood.
Origin of deodar
Hindi deodārfrom Sanskrit devadārudeva-divinedyeu- in Indo-European roots dāruwoodderu- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From colloquial Hindustaniदेओदार / دیودار (de'o-dār), from देवदारु / دیودار (dev-dāru), from Sanskritदेवदारु (deva-dāru) ‘divine tree’.
Deodar Sentence Examples
The " Deodar" is also much used, but the other pines produce timber that is not durable.
The grateful perfumed powder abir or rand y is composed either of rice, flour, mango bark or deodar wood, camphor and aniseed, or of sandalwood or wood aloes, and zerumbet, zedoary, rose flowers, camphor and civet.
The only timber in ordinary use obtained from the Himalaya proper is the deodar, Cedrus deodara.
The genus Cedrus contains two other species closely allied to C. Libani - Cedrus Deodara, the deodar, or "god tree" of the Himalayas, and Cedrus atlantica, of the Atlas range, North Africa.