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se·quoi·a

 (sĭ-kwoi′ə)
n.
1. The giant sequoia.
2. Either of two similar trees, the redwood or the dawn redwood.

[New Latin Sequoia, genus name, after Sequoya.]

sequoia

(sɪˈkwɔɪə)
n
(Plants) either of two giant Californian coniferous trees, Sequoia sempervirens (redwood) or Sequoiadendron giganteum (formerly Sequoia gigantea) (big tree or giant sequoia): family Taxodiaceae
[C19: New Latin, named after Sequoya, known also as George Guess, (?1770–1843), American Indian scholar and leader]

se•quoi•a

(sɪˈkwɔɪ ə)

n., pl. -quoi•as.
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).
[< New Latin (1847), after Sequoya]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequoia - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feetsequoia - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
cypress - wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
redwood - the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
California redwood, coast redwood, Sequoia sempervirens - lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur; it flourishes in wet, rainy, foggy habitats
big tree, giant sequoia, Sequoia gigantea, Sequoia Wellingtonia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sierra redwood - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
Translations
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セコイア
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sequóia

sequoia

[sɪˈkwɔɪə] Nsecoya f

sequoia

nMammutbaum m, → Sequoie f
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