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sequoia

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noun se·quoia \si-ˈkwȯi-ə\

Simple Definition of sequoia

  • : a very tall evergreen tree that grows in California

Full Definition of sequoia

  1. :  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 sequoiab :  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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