from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See redwood.
- n. Giant sequoia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus Sequoia, now placed in Sequoiadendron.
- n. Sequoia sempervirens, a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus Sequoia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees, of the tribe Abietineæ and subtribe Taxodinæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
New Latin Sequoia, genus name, after Sequoya.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the genus Sequoia. (Wiktionary)