Definition of hiba in English:

hiba

noun

  • A Japanese conifer with evergreen scale-like leaves that form flattened sprays of foliage, widely planted as an ornamental and yielding durable timber.

    Thujopsis dolabrata, family Cupressaceae

    ‘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.’

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation

hiba

/ˈhiːbə/