Sandelholz

indisches Sandelholz, Santalum album, Beeren

Santalum album

Synonyme:
Chandan, Tan Xiang
Sandalwood (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

sandal +‎ wood

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsandəlwʊd/

Noun

sandalwood (countable and uncountable, plural sandalwoods)

  1. Any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum, native or long naturalized in India, Australia, Hawaii, and many south Pacific islands.
  2. The aromatic heartwood of these trees used in ornamental carving, in the construction of insect-repellent boxes and chests, and as a source of certain perfumes.

Derived terms

  • Indian sandalwood
  • Sandalwood

Translations

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