big tree
noun Date: 1853 giant sequoia

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  • Big Tree — (* um 1845; † 1929) war ein Unterhäuptling der Kiowa Indianer und Cousin von Satanta. Unter dem Einfluss von Satanta entwickelte sich Big Tree früh zu einem kriegerischen und aufrührerischen Kiowa Krieger, der zwischen 1862 und 1874 an vielen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • big tree — big′ tree n. pln a large sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, growing to 300 ft. (91 m) high, having reddish brown bark and scalelike blue green leaves Also called giant sequoia • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • big tree — ☆ big tree n. a giant California evergreen (Sequoiadendron giganteum) of the baldcypress family, found in the high Sierras and often exceeding 90 m ( c. 300 ft) in height; giant sequoia …   English World dictionary

  • big tree — a large coniferous tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum (formerly Sequoia gigantea), of California, often reaching 300 ft. (91 m) in height, having reddish brown bark, scalelike blue green leaves, and bearing large elliptical cones. Also called giant… …   Universalium

  • big tree — noun extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism • Syn: ↑giant sequoia, ↑Sierra redwood, ↑Sequoiadendron giganteum, ↑Sequoia gigantea, ↑Sequoia Wellingtonia • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • big tree — mamutmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Taksodinių (Taxodiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Sequoiadendron). atitikmenys: lot. Sequoiadendron angl. big tree; giant sequoia; mammoth tree; wellingtonia vok. Mammutbaum; Wellingtonie rus.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • big tree — /ˈbɪg tri/ (say big tree) noun US See sequoia (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Big Tree Lodge Methven — (Methven,Новая Зеландия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 25 South …   Каталог отелей

  • Big Tree Guesthouse & BB — (Brits,Южно Африканская Республика) Категория отеля: Адрес: Carel de Wet A …   Каталог отелей

  • Big Tree Records — was a record label founded by current Universal Music Group chairman Doug Morris in 1970. They were best known for releases by Lobo, England Dan John Ford Coley, Brownsville Station and British R B group Hot Chocolate.The label was initially… …   Wikipedia

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