Santalum

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Medieval Latin sandalum, from Late Ancient Greek [Term?], from Ancient Greek σάνδανον ‎(sándanon, sandalwood), possibly from Sanskrit [script needed] ‎(candanam, sandalwood, incense wood)

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Santalum n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Santalaceaesandalwoods and related trees and shrubs, probably native to Australasia, but introduced long ago in India and throughout Oceania.

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