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English → English (gcide) Definition: 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 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 oilcedar leaf oil. [1913 Webster] Arbor vitae \Ar“bor vi”t[ae]\ [L., tree of life.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen tree of the cypress tribe, genus Thuja. The American species is the Thuja occidentalis. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The treelike disposition of the gray and white nerve tissues in the cerebellum, as seen in a vertical section. [1913 Webster]


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