noun Se·quoia·den·dron

Definition of Sequoiadendron

  1. :  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 1

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Origin and Etymology of sequoiadendron

New Latin, from Sequoia + -dendron

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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