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Noun: redwood  'red,wûd
  1. The soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
  2. Either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
    - sequoia

Derived forms: redwoods

Type of: cypress, wood

Part of: Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae

Encyclopedia: Redwood, Oregon