Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An evergreen tree, Sandoricum Indicum, belonging to the Meliaceæ, having trifoliolate leaves and axillary panicles of small sweet-scented flowers. Its fruit, which is about the size of an orange, contains 5 one-seeded nuts surrounded by a fleshy acid pulp of a peculiar odor but edible. It is eaten either raw or in the form of preserves, and is sold on the streets of Manila.
- n. A tropical Asian fruit, Sandoricum koetjape
“ Sanctor is called santol (Sandoricum indicum -- Cavanilles), in”
“Just the thought of santol and green mango is enough make us drool.”
“Santol Sandoricum koetjape: Although a native of Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia, santol has spread all throughout the Philippines and Tagum has an abundance of it.”
“We don't have apples, grapes, apricots, kiwi or nectarine fruits but we have santol, balimbing, saging and durian.”
“In some cases, fruti trees like lanzones, jackfnuit, mango, santol and others are either planted earlier or are already established in the field.”
“The upper layer is dominated by trees such as pine trees, alnus, mango, rimes, acacia (Samanea saman), santol and caimito.”
“_Eugenia malaccensis_; the santol (santor), _Sandóricum indicum_.”
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“The root of the santol is aromatic, stomachic and astringent, by virtue of which latter property it is used in Java in the treatment of leucorrhoea.”
“-- The santol is doubtless one of the best known fruits in”
“A human body hanging from the branch of a santol tree swung about gently in the breeze.”
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