from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wood of the Callitris quadrivalvis, a cypress-like tree of Algeria.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun wood of a citron tree.
  • noun a durable fragrant wood used in building (as in the roof of Cordova Cathedral); -- called also sandarac.

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

  • noun durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain)
  • noun wood of a citron tree


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  • The breakfast-room was finished in oak; the salon in mahogany, and the furnishings were of blue velvet; the bedroom was in citronwood and green damask.

    The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas p��re 1836


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