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  • n. Any of the genus Santalum of trees with entire opposite leaves and small apetalous flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of trees with entire opposite leaves and small apetalous flowers. There are less than a dozen species, occurring from India to Australia and the Pacific Islands. See sandalwood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of apetalous trees and shrubs, the sandalwoods, type of the order Santalaceæ, belonging to the tribe Osyrideæ.
  • n. [lowercase] The wood of Pterocarpus Santalinus, often called red saunders.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia

Etymologies

See sandalwood. (Wiktionary)

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