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Sequoia gigantea
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sequoia definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae [syn: sequoia, redwood]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Sequoya (George Guess) Date: circa 1866 either of two huge coniferous California trees of the bald cypress family that may reach a height of over 300 feet (90 meters): a. giant sequoia b. redwood 3a

Merriam Webster's

biographical name see Sequoya

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a Californian evergreen coniferous tree, Sequoia sempervirens, of very great height. Etymology: mod.L genus-name, f. Sequoiah, the name of a Cherokee

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sequoia Se*quoi"a, n. [NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet.] (Bot.) 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.



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