What is another word for redwood?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛdwʊd] (IPA)

Redwood, also known as Sequoia sempervirens, is a type of tree known for its tall stature and reddish-brown colored wood. Some synonyms for redwood include Coast redwood, California redwood, Giant sequoia, and Sierra redwood. These trees can grow up to over 350 feet tall, and their wood is highly valued for its durability and resistance to decay. Due to their size and beauty, redwoods are often used in landscaping and forestry, and they are a significant part of the ecosystems in which they thrive. Redwoods are also a symbol of strength and resilience, as they can survive for thousands of years, even in adverse conditions.

What are the hypernyms for Redwood?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Redwood?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for redwood (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Redwood?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Redwood

Three or four minutes had slipped by before the rest scrambled upon the ledge with handspikes, and then it cost them a determined effort before they moved the redwood log an inch or two.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
He got red oak mixed up with California redwood.
Durham, Andrew Everett
"Well, I wouldn't mind much if you would bring me a piece of beef," said Idy, pausing with a stick of redwood kindling across her knee.
"Stories of the Foot-hills"
Margaret Collier Graham

Famous quotes with Redwood

  • Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains.
    Gregory Bateson
  • This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.
    Woody Guthrie
  • Son, never throw a punch at a redwood.
    Tom Selleck
  • A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
    Adlai Stevenson
  • Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
    Adlai Stevenson

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