from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as palisander.


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  • The French have given the name jacaranda to rose-wood, under the idea that the plant called jacaranda by the Brazilians yields it, which is not the case; "the same word has perhaps been the origin of palisander -- palixander, badly written."

    The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants George William Septimus Piesse 1851


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