Sequoia Definition

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noun
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Webster's New World
The giant sequoia.
American Heritage
Either of two similar trees, the redwood or the dawn redwood.
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Webster's New World

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

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pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Cupressaceae "” the redwood.

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Other Word Forms of Sequoia

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sequoia
Plural:
sequoias

Origin of Sequoia

  • New Latin from Sequoyah (1760-1843), Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people's language, from Cherokee sikwayi (sikwayi), of unknown meaning and origin.

    From Wiktionary

  • New Latin Sequoia genus name after Sequoya

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus Sequoia.

    From Wiktionary

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