Definition of hinoki in English:

hinoki

Line breaks: hi¦noki
Pronunciation: /hɪˈnəʊki
 
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noun

(also hinoki cypress) A tall slow-growing tree native to Japan, which has bright green leaves and yields a valuable timber.
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa, family Cupressaceae
More example sentences
  • Three variegated hinoki false cypress trees flank the stipa, and a coral bark maple grows at the back of the bed.
  • Daiho-ji is in the mountains, surrounded by cedars and hinoki cypresses over 300 years old.
  • Traditionally, the Ise Shrine was dismantled and rebuilt every 20 years using hinoki cypress lumber from Kiso.

Origin

early 18th century: from Japanese.

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