Sequoiadendron

noun
Se·​quoia·​den·​dron

Definition of Sequoiadendron

: a genus of coniferous trees (family Taxodiaceae) sometimes included in the genus Sequoia but distinguished by having all the leaves scalelike or awl-shaped and appressed and the winter buds naked — compare sequoia sense 1

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New Latin, from Sequoia + -dendron

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“Sequoiadendron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sequoiadendron. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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