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deodar

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From colloquial Hindustani देओदार (deodār) / دیودار(de'o-dār), from देवदारु (devdāru) / دیودار(dev-dāru), from Sanskrit देवदारु (deva-dāru) ‘divine tree’.

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deodar (plural deodars)

  1. Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘Cupid's Arrows’, Plain Tales from the Hills (Folio Society 2007, p. 47)
      There were beautifully arranged tea-tables under the deodars at Annandale, where the Grand Stand is now.

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