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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States;
[syn: western red cedar, red cedar, canoe cedar, Thuja plicata]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thuja \Thu"ja\ (th[=u]"j[.a]), n. [NL., from Gr. qyi`a 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 vitae of the Eastern and Northern United States. Thuja gigantea of North-western America is a very large tree, there called red cedar, and canoe cedar, and furnishes a useful timber. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

canoe cedar n 1: large valuable arborvitae of northwestern United States [syn: western red cedar, red cedar, canoe cedar, Thuja plicata]