hiba arborvitae

hi·​ba arborvitae | \ ˈhēbə- \
variants: or hiba

Definition of hiba arborvitae

: a large Japanese evergreen tree (Thujopsis dolobrata) that has glossy green scalelike leaves with a broad white band on the underside and is used as an ornamental

called also false arborvitae

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History and Etymology for hiba arborvitae

Japanese hiba

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“Hiba arborvitae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiba%20arborvitae. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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