General Sherman tree

[ jen-er-uhl shur-muhn tree ]

  1. the largest giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park and, in volume, the largest living tree specimen in the world, having a height exceeding 274 feet (83.5 meters) and an age of about 2,500 years.: Compare General Grant tree.

Origin of General Sherman tree

First recorded in 1900–05
  • Also called Sher·man tree, Gen·er·al Sher·man .

Words Nearby General Sherman tree Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023