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S sempervirens

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Sequoia \Se*quoi"a\, n. [NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor
   of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet.] (Bot.)
   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.
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