Redwood - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈredwʊd|  American pronunciation of the word redwood
Brit.  |ˈrɛdwʊd|  British pronunciation of the word redwood

noun

- the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
- either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae (syn: sequoia)

Examples

Redwood trees can measure 30 or 40 feet around.

Word forms

noun
singular: redwood
plural: redwoods
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