What does the word sandalwood mean?

Usage examples for sandalwood

  1. Yes, it was the grave of a chief, or of a woman of rank, one of those artless mounds of cement and rock that the natives, with poetic fancy, used to call falelauasi, houses of sandalwood; oliolisanga, or the place where birds sing; or, in vulgar speech, simply tuungamau, or tombs. – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. The Sandal- wood Merchant and the Sharpers . – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  3. There gold and precious stones from the north would have been brought down the Indus; and sandalwood, peacocks, and apes would have been brought from Central and Southern India. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller