Definition of Stinking cedar

1. Noun. Rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed.

Exact synonyms: Stinking Yew, Torrey Tree, Torreya Taxifolia
Group relationships: Genus Torreya, Torreya
Generic synonyms: Yew



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinking Cedar

stinkbushes
stinker
stinkeroo
stinkeroos
stinkers
stinketh
stinkhorn
stinkhorns
stinkier
stinkiest
stinkily
stinkin'
stinkiness
stinking
stinking bean trefoil
stinking cedar (current term)
stinking chamomile
stinking clover
stinking elder
stinking gladwyn
stinking goosefoot
stinking hellebore
stinking horehound
stinking iris
stinking mayweed
stinking nightshade
stinking on ice
stinking smut
stinking wattle
stinking weed

Literary usage of Stinking cedar

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1. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"It is of a strong and peculiar odour, especially when bruised or burnt, and hence, in the country where it grows, it is frequently cal)*d stinking cedar. ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"It is of a strong and peculiar odour, especially when bruised or burnt, and hence, in the country where it grows, it is frequently called stinking cedar. ..."

3. The Propagation of Plants: Giving the Principles which Govern the by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1887)
"One species, native of Florida (T. taxifolia), is called " stinking cedar" ; another, on the Pacific Coast (T. Californica), is known under the common name ..."

4. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"... and hence, in the country where it grows, it is frequently called stinking cedar. It makes excellent rails, and is not liable to the attacks of insects. ..."

5. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Staghorn Sumach, 87. Star-leaved Gum, 68. Stare Oak, 51. Stink Berry, 95. Slink Cherry, 95. Stinking Ash, 93. Slinking Buckeye,93. stinking cedar ..."

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