Definition of hiba in English:


Syllabification: hi·ba
Pronunciation: /ˈhēbə


  • A Japanese conifer with evergreen scalelike leaves that form flattened sprays of foliage, widely planted as an ornamental and yielding durable timber.
    • Thujopsis dolabrata, family Cupressaceae
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    • Similar to the thujas are Oriental Thuja, most easily recognised by its odd knobbly cones and Hiba, a striking tree with very broad rather plastic-looking foliage.



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