sequoia etymology

English word sequoia comes from Translingual Sequoia

Detailed word origin of sequoia

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Sequoia Translingual (mul) A taxonomic genus within the family Cupressaceae – the redwood.
sequoia English (eng) Sequoia sempervirens, a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus Sequoia.. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus Sequoia, now placed in Sequoiadendron.