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 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]


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