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ˌɑr bərˈvaɪ tiar·borvi·tae

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  1. arborvitaenoun

    any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis


  1. arborvitaenoun

    Any of several North American or Asian conifers, of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis, grown for timber or ornament.

  2. arborvitaenoun

    The white nerve tissue of the cerebellum that has a branching structure.

  3. Etymology: from arbor, tree, and vitae, of life.


  1. arborvitae

    Thuja ( THEW-jə) is a genus of coniferous tree or shrub in the Cupressaceae (cypress family). There are five species in the genus, two native to North America and three native to eastern Asia. The genus is monophyletic and sister to Thujopsis. Members are commonly known as arborvitaes (from the Latin term for 'tree of life'), thujas or cedars.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arborvitae in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arborvitae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    • A. ostensive
    • B. naiant
    • C. usurious
    • D. flabby

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