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sandarac

  
, sandarach  
      n  
1      (Also called)    sandarac tree   a pinaceous tree, Tetraclinis articulata (or Callitris quadrivalvis), of NW Africa, having hard fragrant dark wood  
2    a brittle pale yellow transparent resin obtained from the bark of this tree and used in making varnish and incense  
3      (Also called)    citron wood          the wood of this tree, used in building  
     (C16 sandaracha, from Latin sandaraca red pigment, from Greek sandarake)  
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sandarac   , sandarach  
      n  
1      (Also called)    sandarac tree   a pinaceous tree, Tetraclinis articulata (or Callitris quadrivalvis), of NW Africa, having hard fragrant dark wood  
2    a brittle pale yellow transparent resin obtained from the bark of this tree and used in making varnish and incense  
3      (Also called)    citron wood   the wood of this tree, used in building  
     (C16 sandaracha, from Latin sandaraca red pigment, from Greek sandarake)  

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sandarach, Sanaa, Sankara

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
(botany) any of the long slender shoots that grow from the stem or branch of a tree: usually removed during pruning
n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing

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