Definitions for sequoiasɪˈkwɔɪ ə
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either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
Sequoiadendron giganteum, a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus Sequoia.
Sequoia sempervirens, a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus Sequoia.
Origin: From the genus Sequoia.
a genus of coniferous trees, consisting of two species, Sequoia Washingtoniana, syn. S. gigantea, the "big tree" of California, and S. sempervirens, the redwood, both of which attain an immense height
Origin: [NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet.]
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A plant genus of the family TAXODIACEAE known for including some of the tallest trees.
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