What does sequoia mean?

Definitions for sequoiasɪˈkwɔɪ ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sequoia, redwood(noun)

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


  1. sequoia(Noun)

    Sequoiadendron giganteum, a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus Sequoia.

  2. sequoia(Noun)

    Sequoia sempervirens, a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus Sequoia.

  3. Origin: From the genus Sequoia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sequoia(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sequoia

    sē-kwoi′a, n. a small genus of gigantic evergreen coniferous trees belonging to California—Wellingtonia. [A Latinised form of the name of the Cherokee chief Sequoiah.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sequoia

    A plant genus of the family TAXODIACEAE known for including some of the tallest trees.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequoia in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequoia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. J. Fumas:

    Death is just a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.

  2. Michael Goguen:

    This entire matter is purely personal and has no connection whatsoever to Sequoia or my years of work at Sequoia.

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