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NOUN (1)

1. large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes;
[syn: sandarac, sandarac tree, Tetraclinis articulata, Callitris quadrivalvis]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sandarach \San"da*rach\, Sandarac \San"da*rac\,, n. [L. sandaraca, Gr. ?.] 1. (Min.) Realgar; red sulphide of arsenic. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot. Chem.) A white or yellow resin obtained from a Barbary tree (Callitris quadrivalvis or Thuya articulata), and pulverized for pounce; -- probably so called from a resemblance to the mineral. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thyine wood \Thy"ine wood`\ [Gr. ? ?, fr. ?, adj., pertaining to the tree ? or ?, an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree (Callitris quadrivalvis), formerly called Thuja articulata. The tree is of the Cedar family, and furnishes a balsamic resin called sandarach. --Rev. xviii. 12. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Callitris quadrivalvis n 1: large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes [syn: sandarac, sandarac tree, Tetraclinis articulata, Callitris quadrivalvis]