: 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

Word History


New Latin, from Sequoia + -dendron

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“Sequoiadendron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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