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arbor vitae

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Pronunciation: /ˌɑːbə ˈvʌɪtiː
 
, ˈviːtʌɪ
 
/

Definition of arbor vitae in English:

noun

Another term for thuja.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin, literally 'tree of life', probably with reference to its medicinal use.

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