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"I have never yet met the owner of a cedar wand whom I would care to cross, especially if harm is done to those of whom they are fond."
-- Mr. Ollivander (Pm)

A wand wood (Pm).

  • Cedar is a strong wand wood, and the true owner "has the potential to be a frightening adversary" (Pm).
  • According the Ollivander, "Whenever I meet one who carries a cedar wand, I find strength of character and unusual loyalty." WEB LINKRead more on Pottermore.

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Etymology

Greek kedros "cedar, juniper,

Notes

Cedar Oil is still used  today to preserve wood and keep insects such as moths away from family heirlooms in cedar chests. The ancient Egyptians used oil from the now-nearly-extinct Cedars of Lebanon to embalm the dead. source: Wikipedia

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