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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Thuya.

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  • n. red cedar


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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.


  • I took that tiny bit, divided it into four little pieces, and two years later, that beautiful little Thuja is spilling over in lovely clumps along the walkway.

    A Plain House (1)

  • Silva of California under the more recent specific name Thuja plicata.

    Steep Trails

  • Also called the Thuja, it is of cypress shape, slow growing and finely veined in the lower part of the base.

    Arabian nights. English

  • North America, which was given the scientific name Thuja plicata.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • While weeding, I came across a little clump of struggling "Thuja" in one corner.

    A Plain House (1)

  • Since the leaves of these trees are full of vitamin C, they were at one time used as a cure for scurvy by [[European]] explorers and Native Americans. trees belonging to the taxonomic genus '' 'Thuja' ''.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Unlike any other known living thing these trees and the ancient cliff cedars (Thuja occidentalis) of the Niagara Escarpment show no sign of the degenerative aging process.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Saving the Ancient Pines by Reducing our Global Footprints

  • Both hedges that line the veggie bed, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Gold Mops’ and Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ aka ‘Emerald Green’ are visible.

    The Long And Short Of It-A Garden Tour « Fairegarden

  • Open grasslands with widely scattered trees dominate the exposed southern aspects of the islands, while moister dense forests occur on northern sheltered slopes characterized by western red cedar (Thuja plicata), grand fir (Abies grandis), and sword fern (Polystichum munitum) communities.

    Puget lowland forests

  • Potential vegetation includes the western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis), and western red cedar series (Thuja plicata).

    Central and Southern Cascades forests


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