sandalwood

See also: Sandalwood

EnglishEdit

 
Santalum paniculatum, a sandalwood
 
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sandal +‎ wood

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sandalwood (countable and uncountable, plural sandalwoods)

  1. Any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum, native or long naturalized in India, Australia, Hawaii, and many south Pacific islands.
  2. The aromatic heartwood of these trees used in ornamental carving, in the construction of insect-repellent boxes and chests, and as a source of certain perfumes.

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