Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Thuya.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Cupressaceae — coniferous trees in the cypress family.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun red cedar

Etymologies

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Irregular representation of Ancient Greek θύια (thuia), θύα (thua), the name of an African tree now designated Tetraclinis articulata and known in English as the arar tree.

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  • "Not a valid Scrabble word" but playing against the computer, and the bot played "thuja".

    February 24, 2018

  • see thuja

    February 24, 2018