In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tree)cedro masculinecedar of Lebanon — cedro del Líbano
- There are huge Douglas firs, cedars, and hemlocks behind us, and cougars come down to the lake to drink.
- The huge evergreen family includes botanicals such as European mistletoe, rosemary, cloves, allspice and holly, as well as conifers, including pines, cedars and cypress.
- And unlike other conifers, Port-Orford cedars produce seeds at a young age.
- The new building was erected on the site of Swords House, an important 18th century residence which stood there until the 1980s and whose evergreen oaks and cedars still remain in front of the new offices.
- Conifers are evergreen trees and shrubs that include pines, spruces, firs, arborvitae, junipers, cedars and yews.
2(wood)madera de cedro femininecedro masculine
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