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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redwoodnoun

    the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees

  2. sequoia, redwoodnoun

    either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae


  1. redwoodnoun

    the USDA-preferred term for the species Sequoia sempervirens.

  2. redwoodnoun

    the wood of the species Pinus sylvestris.

  3. redwoodnoun

    any of the evergreen conifers belonging to the genus Sequoia in the wide sense

  4. redwoodnoun

    the wood of the species Sequoia sempervirens.

  5. redwoodadjective

    Pertaining to any of the evergreen conifers belonging to the genus Sequoia in the wide sense

    A redwood grove

  6. redwoodadjective

    Pertaining to the wood of the species Sequoia sempervirens.

    This redwood deck will last forever


  1. redwood

    Sequoioideae, popularly known as redwoods, is a subfamily of coniferous trees within the family Cupressaceae. It includes the largest and tallest trees in the world.


  1. redwood

    Redwood refers to a type of large, evergreen tree that belongs to the cypress family and is native to the western United States, particularly California. It is known for its longevity and towering height, sometimes reaching over 300 feet tall. The term also refers to the valuable, reddish-brown timber derived from these trees, often used for building and furniture due to its resistance to decay. There are three types of redwoods: coast redwoods, giant sequoias, and dawn redwoods.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Redwoodnoun

    a gigantic coniferous tree (Sequoia sempervirens) of California, and its light and durable reddish timber. See Sequoia

  2. Redwoodnoun

    an East Indian dyewood, obtained from Pterocarpus santalinus, Caesalpinia Sappan, and several other trees


  1. Redwood

    Redwood is a census-designated place in Jefferson County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the area population was 605. Redwood is in the eastern part of the Town of Alexandria. The community is near the southeast town line.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Redwood is ranked #27869 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Redwood surname appeared 861 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Redwood.

    55.9% or 482 total occurrences were Black.
    32.6% or 281 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 52 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.8% or 33 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Redwood in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Redwood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Redwood in a Sentence

  1. Native American Prayer:

    And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth.

  2. Mauricio Umansky of The Agency:

    There’s an entire redwood forest inside the gates.

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