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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
exp.
tiens_toi au gros de l'arbre
exp.
n'abats l'arbre pour manger les fruits
n.
chacun aime l'arbre qui lui donne de l'ombre
exp.
il vaut mieux être murier qu'amandier
exp.
ne mets le doigt entre l'arbre et l'écorce
n.
ce n'est que quand l'arbre est tombé qu'on peut voir sa hauteur
n.
celui qui plante un cocotier souvent n'en mange pas les fruits
n.
avec une seule main, il est impossible de monter au palmier
exp.
l'homme qu'on transplante vit, l'arbre qu'on transplante meurt
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