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- n. Alternative term for agarwood
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of fragrant wood. See agallochum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A highly fragrant wood, much used by Asiatics for incense. See agallochum.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Either way, aloeswood/jinko/eaglewood El Oud in Arabia would have to be apart of it as that is the prize aromatic material of them all in this part of the world.
[Seilan -- _MS. _], in the fairs of Sumatra; eaglewood from Coromandel; camphor in Sunda and Chincheo, but better in Borneo; myrobalans  in Cambaya, Balagate, and Malabar; incense from Arabia; myrrh from
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The latest data from various publications shows that at least six species of Aquilaria and seven of Grynops can potentially produce gaharu, agarwood or eaglewood.
Either way, aloeswood / jinko / eaglewood (El Oud in Arabia) would have to be apart of it as that is the prize aromatic material of them all in this part of the world.
Culturebot is at the Project Audience Assembly at the lovely eaglewood resort in Itasca,