Definitions for sequoiasɪˈkwɔɪ ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
either of two large coniferous trees of California, Sequoiadendron giganteum or Sequoia sempervirens, both having reddish bark and reaching heights of more than 300 ft. (91 m).
Origin of sequoia:
< NL (1847), after Sequoya
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
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family TAXODIACEAE known for including some of the tallest trees.
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