thuya

thuya

[thoo-yuh]
noun
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thuja or thuya (ˈθuːjə)
 
n
See also arbor vitae any of various coniferous trees of the genus Thuja, of North America and East Asia, having scalelike leaves, small cones, and an aromatic wood: family Cupressaceae
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Medieval Latin thuia, ultimately from Greek thua name of an African tree]
 
thuya or thuya
 
n
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Medieval Latin thuia, ultimately from Greek thua name of an African tree]

thuya (ˈθuːjə)
 
n
a variant spelling of thuja

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