Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See arborvitae.

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  • n. A tree of the genus Thuja.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Thuja, arborvitae genus, from Medieval Latin thuia, cedar, from Greek thuiā.

Examples

  • Hoping to strengthen her immune system, she also drinks an herbal tincture rich in thuja, hydrastis and ligustium.

    Going Mainstream

  • Shiploads of thuja are what my body wants to say to your body.

    Chris Abani on the stories of Africa

  • These include a combination of thuja cedar oil and sesame oil, eucalyptus oil, and sesame or olive oil.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • Finally, homeopathic thuja yellow cedar 6th to 30th potency taken three times a day for a week to one month is one of the most effective remedies for warts.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • A combination of thuja, eucalyptus, and olive oils can be used together.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • We used comfrey on the ulcerated, bleeding areas, and thuja oil, which is usually used for warts.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Western Red cedar thuja plicata up to 80 (N. America)

    Chapter 2

  • Picea_ (_A. pectinata_); Norway spruce; true cedars, _Cedrus Atlantica_ and _Deodara; _ cypress, _Cupressus Goveniana, majestica, sempervirens; Chamoecyparis Lawsoniana; _ practically all junipers, including the native cedar (_Juniperus Virginiana_); practically all arborvitæ, including the oriental or biota group; retinosporas (forms of chamæcyparis and thuja of several kinds);

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Was Rome more glorious with her fine roads and tables of thuja-root, and Falernian wines, and oysters from the

    Beacon Lights of History

  • It's your last chance to clip leylandii, thuja, hornbeam, beech, privet and honeysuckle hedges.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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