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- n. agalloch
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fragrant wood, the aloes or lign-aloes of the Scriptures.
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The perfume emanated by the exudation of the Amytis agallochum issues out of the bodies.
It filled the room, just as it had filled the big hall at the Kirkstone house, the almost sickening fragrance of agallochum burned in a cigarette.
Oriental tree (Num. 24: 6), probably the agallochum or aloe-wood.
_ Lignaloes or agallochum, to be distinguished from the medicinal aloes.
The fragrant ointment is the product of an Indian shrub, Aquilaria agallochum; and the bitter purgative is from the true Aloes, A.
The modern Greeks call silk [Greek: metaxa.]] [Footnote 3: [Greek: "tzandana,"] probably "sandalwood;" sometimes called _agallochum.