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close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork
Any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum, native to India, Australia, Hawaii, and many south Pacific islands.
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.
Etymology: From earlier sandal + wood.
Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and, unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use. Sandalwood is often cited as one of the most expensive woods in the world. Both the wood and the oil produce a distinctive fragrance that has been highly valued for centuries. Consequently, some species of these slow-growing trees have suffered over-harvesting in the past.
Sandalwood is a fragrant hardwood sourced from trees in the genus Santalum. These trees are found in the Pacific Islands, India, and Australia. It is known for its heavy, yellow, and fine-grained texture and its distinctive rich, woody fragrance due to the high oil content. Sandalwood oil is widely used in the fragrance industry for perfumes, cosmetics, and sacred unguents. The wood itself is also used for carving and to make various types of furniture and instruments. In various cultures, it is also widely used in religious and spiritual rituals for its calming effect.
the highly perfumed yellowish heartwood of an East Indian and Polynesian tree (Santalum album), and of several other trees of the same genus, as the Hawaiian Santalum Freycinetianum and S. pyrularium, the Australian S. latifolium, etc. The name is extended to several other kinds of fragrant wood
any tree of the genus Santalum, or a tree which yields sandalwood
the red wood of a kind of buckthorn, used in Russia for dyeing leather (Rhamnus Dahuricus)
Etymology: [F. sandal, santal, fr. Ar. andal, or Gr. sa`ntalon; both ultimately fr. Skr. candana. Cf. Sanders.]
Sandalwood is the name of a class of fragrant woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and unlike many other aromatic woods they retain their fragrance for decades. As well as using the harvested and cut wood, essential oils are also extracted from the woods for use. Both the wood and the oil produce a distinctive fragrance that has been highly valued for centuries. Consequently, the slow-growing trees have been overharvested in many areas.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
san′dal-wōōd, n. a compact and fine-grained tropical wood, remarkable for its fragrance. [Fr. sandal—Low L. santalum—Late Gr. santalon.]
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The numerical value of sandalwood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sandalwood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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