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metasequoia

metasequoia

noun meta·se·quoia \-si-ˈkwi-ə\

Definition of METASEQUOIA

:  any of a genus (Metasequoia) of deciduous coniferous trees of the bald cypress family comprising one extant and various fossil forms having leaves, buds, and branches arranged oppositely and flat leaves resembling needles

Origin of METASEQUOIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1948

Rhymes with METASEQUOIA

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