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giant sequoia


Simple Definition of giant sequoia

  • : a very tall evergreen tree that grows in the western U.S.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of giant sequoia

  1. :  an evergreen tree (Sequoiadendron giganteum) of the bald cypress family that grows on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and sometimes exceeds 270 feet (about 82 meters) in height —called also big tree, sequoia

Circa 1931

First Known Use of giant sequoia

circa 1931

GIANT SEQUOIA Defined for Kids

giant sequoia


Definition of giant sequoia for Students

  1. :  an evergreen tree of California that has needles for leaves and can sometimes grow to over 270 feet (about 82 meters) in height

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