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metasequoia

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noun meta·se·quoia \-si-ˈkwȯi-ə\

Definition of metasequoia

  1. :  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

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