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redwood

noun [C/U]  /ˈredˌwʊd/ us  
an evergreen tree that grows esp. in California and can become very tall, or the valuable brown-red wood of this tree
Translations of “redwood”
in Korean 미국 삼나무…
in Arabic خَشب أحمَر…
in Portuguese sequoia…
in Catalan sequoia…
in Japanese アメリカスギ, セコイア…
in Italian sequoia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅杉, 紅木…
in Russian красное дерево, калифорнийское мамонтово дерево…
in Turkish kızılağaç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红杉, 红木…
in Polish sekwoja…
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