dawn redwood


Definition of dawn redwood

: a metasequoia (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) of China resembling the coast redwood but having deciduous foliage

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Other unusual trees included a large weeping European beech, with a sort of natural room under its down-curving branches, and a huge dawn redwood, originally native to China, near the Schaible Science Center. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, "Elmhurst College groundskeeper shows some of the 900 trees making up the campus' certified arboretum," 17 June 2018

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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