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coast redwood

[ kohst-red-wood ]
/ ˈkoʊst ˈrɛdˌwʊd /
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noun
an endangered coniferous tree, Sequoia sempervirens, of coastal California and southwestern Oregon with massive girth and tremendous height, one of three extant species of subfamily Sequoioideae: The tallest and among the oldest of all living things, coast redwoods have been known to exceed 375 feet (114 meters) in height and 2,200 years in age.Compare redwood1 (def. 1).
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Also called Cal·i·for·nia red·wood, [kal-uh-fawrn-yuh-red-wood], /ˌkæl əˈfɔrn yə ˈrɛdˌwʊd/, coast·al red·wood, [kohs-tl red-wood], /ˈkoʊs tl ˈrɛdˌwʊd/, sequoia .

Origin of coast redwood

First recorded in 1895–1900
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