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  1. thuja.
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Historical Examples of thuya

  • Sandarach is the produce of the Thuya articulata of Barbary.

    French Polishing and Enamelling

    Richard Bitmead

  • Some of the green or glaucous varieties of both Cupressus and Thuya will come fairly true from seed, from 40 per cent.

  • All the species and beautiful varieties of Cupressus, Thuya, and Juniperus are very valuable in a young state.

  • This is the Oregon cedar (Thuya gigantea), which attains great size and is widely diffused on the trans-Rocky region.

  • Arborvits (Thuya) have very small overlapping leaves that form flat rods or fan-like sprays.

British Dictionary definitions for thuya


  1. a variant spelling of thuja
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