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1. redwood

noun. ['ˈrɛˌdwʊd'] the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees.

Synonyms

  • wood

Etymology

  • red (English)
  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wood (English)
  • wudu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Redwood

  • deadwood

Example sentences of the word redwood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Choose a portion of the redwood forest to visit.

2. Verb, base form
Aside from certain regional varieties of cedar, such as aspens, cedar exhibits weather resistance similar to redwood.

Quotes containing the word redwood


1. I didn't need to understand the hypostatic unity of the Trinity; I just needed to turn my life over to whoever came up with redwood trees.
- Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

2. redwood

noun. ['ˈrɛˌdwʊd'] either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae.

Synonyms

  • family Cupressaceae
  • Sequoiadendron giganteum
  • big tree
  • giant sequoia
  • California redwood
  • Cupressaceae
  • Sierra redwood
  • cypress family
  • sequoia
  • Sequoia gigantea
  • Sequoia Wellingtonia
  • cypress
  • Sequoia sempervirens

Etymology

  • red (English)
  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wood (English)
  • wudu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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