Meaning of redwood


Pronunciation: (red'wood"), [key]
— n.
  1. a coniferous tree, Sequoia sempervirens, of California, noted for its great height, sometimes reaching to more than 350 ft. (107 m): the state tree of California.
  2. its valuable brownish-red timber.
  3. a red-colored wood.
  4. any of various trees yielding a reddish wood.
  5. any tree whose wood produces a red dyestuff.


Pronunciation: (red'wood"), [key]
— adj. Scot.
  1. raving mad; insane.
  2. distracted with anger; furious.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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