sandalwood

Part of speech: noun

A fragrant wood from India.

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Usage examples "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", Lloyd Osbourne.
  2. The Sandal- wood Merchant and the Sharpers . - "Tales from the Arabic Volume 3", 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", Max Müller.