from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a Munda people inhabiting parts of northeast India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A colorless crystalline substance, isomeric with piperonal, but having weak acid properties. It is extracted from sandalwood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as santalaceous; also, belonging to the order Santalales. See Santalales.
- n. In pharmacy, sandalwood.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Whether the term Santal was derived from the Saont pargana or not, it is therefore at any rate a name conferred by the Hindus and affords no evidence in favour of a separate origin of the tribe.
It took six years to develop Santal Massoïa, Mr. Ellena's 10th fragrance in the Hermèssences collection, which launched this week and is sold in Hermès boutiques.
Grazer keeps nine boxes of Diptyque "Santal" candles in his bedroom.
Parmalat's stock jumped 11% to €2.58 in Milan after a temporary trading halt as investors began speculating over a possible bidding war for the producer of milk and Santal fruit juices.
I've always thought that both the strength and weakness of Diptyque candles is the polarizing effect of their fragrances: I love their woody, smoky "dark" scents (Santal, Baies, Myrrhe), but I can't be doing with their florals (Roses or Gardenia).
Tribes like the Santal, Garo, Hajong, Chakma, Manipuri, Tripuri, Marma etc. have interacted with ethnic Bengali culture and lifestyle over the years.
North West zone of Bangladesh from Rajshai to Dinajpur many ethnic groups are living, Santal and Orao are the main communities.
For a more pure sandalwood experience there are a few others out there but Santal de mysore is fun to experience.
I sometimes wear Santal de Mysore, but am not sure about it on my significant other.
This "winter water" I know, my French is atrocious for me springtime-bright: heavy on the hawthorne and iris, with more than a touch of the "whoopee" feeling that I got from Serge Lutens Santal Blanc, but gossamer light.