noun se·quoia \si-ˈkwi-ə\

: a very tall evergreen tree that grows in California

Full Definition of SEQUOIA

:  either of two huge coniferous California trees of the bald cypress family that may reach a height of over 300 feet (90 meters):
a :  giant sequoia
b :  redwood 3a

Origin of SEQUOIA

New Latin, genus name, from Sequoya (George Guess)
First Known Use: circa 1866

Rhymes with SEQUOIA


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