Thuja occidentalis
Thuja Thu"ja, n. [NL., from Gr. ? an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves. [Written also {thuya}.] See {Thyine wood}. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Thuja occidentalis} is the {Arbor vit[ae]} of the Eastern and Northern United States. {Thuja gigantea} of North-waetern America is a very large tree, there called {red cedar}, and {canoe cedar}, and furnishes a useful timber. [1913 Webster]

{thuja oil}cedar leaf oil. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Thuja occidentalis — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thuja occidentalis — ID 84133 Symbol Key THOC2 Common Name arborvitae Family Cupressaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Coniferophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Thuja occidentalis — noun small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets • Syn: ↑American arborvitae, ↑northern white cedar, ↑white cedar • Hypernyms: ↑arborvitae • Member Holonyms: ↑Thuja, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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