hiba arborvitae

noun hi·ba arborvitae \ˈhēbə-\
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Definition of hiba arborvitae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of hiba arborvitae

Japanese hiba

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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