Definition of Sequoia

1. Noun. Either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae.




Definition of Sequoia

1. n. A genus of coniferous trees, consisting of two species, Sequoia Washingtoniana, syn. S. gigantea, the "big tree" of California, and S. sempervirens, the redwood, both of which attain an immense height.

Definition of Sequoia

1. Noun. ''Sequoiadendron giganteum'', a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus ''Sequoia''. ¹

2. Noun. ''Sequoia sempervirens'', a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus ''Sequoia''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sequoia

1. a large evergreen tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sequoia

1. A genus of coniferous trees, consisting of two species, Sequoia Washingtoniana, syn. S. Gigantea, the "big tree" of California, and S. Sempervirens, the redwood, both of which attain an immense height. Origin: NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sequoia

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sequoia (current term)
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Literary usage of Sequoia

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1. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"VARIETIES DISTINGUISHED IN CULTIVATION. sequoia washingtoniana pendula ... The Bigtree is now conceded to rightly belong to the geuns sequoia of Endlicher ..."

2. Identification of the Economic Woods of the United States: Including a by Samuel James Record (1912)
"JEFFREY, EDWARD C.: A Fossil sequoia from the Sierra Nevada. Bot. ... "sequoia washingtoniana: A Short Account of the Big Trees of California. Bul. ..."

3. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"A Historical Sketch of sequoia. The genus sequoia is represented by two living ... sequoia makes its first appearance in the Lower Cretaceous where it is ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1877)
"ON THE POST-GLACIAL HISTORY OF sequoia GIGANTEA. By JOHN MUIR, of San Francisco, Cal. DURING the past summer I explored the sequoia belt of the Sierra ..."

5. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1876)
"sequoia AFFINIS, sp. nov. Branches long, slender, pinnately branching; leaves short, ... The form of the leaves is about the same as in sequoia longifolia; ..."

6. Your National Parks by Enos Abijah Mills, Laurence Frederick Schmeckebier (1917)
"Ill THE sequoia AND THE GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARKS THE sequoia NATIONAL PARK has a crowded luxuriance of wild flowers. It abounds in varied bird-life and ..."

7. Your National Parks by Enos Abijah Mills, Laurence Frederick Schmeckebier (1917)
"Ill THE sequoia AND THE GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARKS THE sequoia NATIONAL PARK has a crowded luxuriance of wild flowers. It abounds in varied bird-life and ..."

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