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Ancient GreekEdit


Unknown. Perhaps a Mediterranean Pre-Greek borrowing or from Proto-Indo-European *ked-. Probably connected with Latin citrus.




κέδρος (kédrosf (genitive κέδρου); second declension

  1. a tree of one of several species of Juniperus.
  2. a similar tree, such as the cedar.
  3. anything made of such wood
  4. cedar-oil


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Further readingEdit

  • κέδρος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κέδρος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κέδρος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • κέδρος in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κέδρος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN