Thyine wood
Thyine wood Thy"ine wood` [Gr. ? ?, fr. ?, adj., pertaining to the tree ? or ?, an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree ({Callitris quadrivalvis}), formerly called {Thuja articulata}. The tree is of the Cedar family, and furnishes a balsamic resin called sandarach. --Rev. xviii. 12. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thyine wood — This article incorporates text from Easton s Bible Dictionary (1897), a publication now in the public domain. classic drawing of the tree Thyine wood is a 15th century English name for a wood, from the tree known botanically as Tetraclinis… …   Wikipedia

  • thyine wood — ˈthī(y)ə̇n noun Etymology: Middle English tyyin, thyine, thina, from Late Latin thyinus of citron wood, from Greek thyinos, from thyon, thya thyine wood : the fragrant and ornamental wood of the sandarac tree (sense 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thyine wood —    Mentioned only in Rev. 18:12 among the articles which would cease to be purchased when Babylon fell. It was called citrus, citron wood, by the Romans. It was the Callitris quadrivalvis of botanists, of the cone bearing order of trees, and of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Callitris quadrivalvis — Thyine wood Thy ine wood [Gr. ? ?, fr. ?, adj., pertaining to the tree ? or ?, an African tree with sweet smelling wood.] (Bot.) The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree ({Callitris quadrivalvis}), formerly called {Thuja… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thuja articulata — Thyine wood Thy ine wood [Gr. ? ?, fr. ?, adj., pertaining to the tree ? or ?, an African tree with sweet smelling wood.] (Bot.) The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree ({Callitris quadrivalvis}), formerly called {Thuja… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plants in the Bible — • Discusses all of the types of plants mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Plants in the Bible     Plants in the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • θύω — θύον thyine wood neut nom/voc/acc dual θύον thyine wood neut gen sg (doric aeolic) θύ̱ω , θύω 1 offer by burning pres subj act 1st sg θύ̱ω , θύω 1 offer by burning pres ind act 1st sg θύ̱ω , θύω 2 rage pres subj act 1st sg θύ̱ω , θύω 2 rage pres… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • sandarac tree — noun large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes • Syn: ↑sandarac, ↑Tetraclinis articulata, ↑Callitris quadrivalvis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arbor vitae — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canoe cedar — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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