Definition of Thyine

1. Noun. The fragrant wood of a North African tree (''Callitris quadrivalvis'', formerly ''Thuja articulata'') of the cedar family. ¹



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Definition of Thyine

1. of a tree supposed to be sandarach [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyine

thwartwise
thwittle
thwittles
thwock
thwocked
thwocking
thwocks
thwok
thwomp
thwonk
thwop
thx
thy
thyasirid
thyasirids
thyine (current term)
thyine wood
thylacine
thylacines
thylacitis
thylakoid
thylakoid processing peptidase
thylakoid protein kinase
thylakoids
thylose
thyloses
thylosis
thym-
thymacetin
thymate

Literary usage of Thyine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"thyine-WOOD is mentioned in Revelation xviii. 12, as one of the articles of merchandise in the Apocalyptic Babylon. This appears to be the citron-wood of ..."

2. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Book of Revelation by Albert Barnes (1856)
"pie, and silk, and scarlet, and all • thyine wood, .and all manner vessels of ivory, ... thyine ..."

3. Scripture Natural History: Containing a Descriptive Account of the by William Carpenter, Gorham Dummer Abbot (1833)
"thyine. . THIS wood is mentioned, in Rev. xviii. 12, among the various articles of luxury imported into the modern Babylon. Theophrastus says, that the ..."

4. Illustrated History of Furniture: From the Earliest to the Present Time by Frederick Litchfield (1899)
"ROMAN FURNITURE: Position of Rome—The Roman House—Cicero's Table—thyine Wood—Customs of wealthy Romans—Downfall of the Empire. BIBLICAL REFERENCES. ..."

5. The Scripture garden walk: comprising the botanical exposition and natural (1832)
"thyine. The thya, or thyon tree, is a species of the cypress of the wilder sort, and is believed to be a native of the northern coast of Africa, ..."

6. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"Merchandise of silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood."—REv. xviii. 12. thyine-WOOD is mentioned in ... In 1796 Desfontaines found the thyine-tree on Mount ..."

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