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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain);
[syn: sandarac, citronwood]

2. a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes;
[syn: sandarac, sandarach]

3. 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:

citronwood \citronwood\ n. 1. wood of a citron tree. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a durable fragrant wood used in building (as in the roof of Cordova Cathedral); -- called also sandarac. Syn: sandarac. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sandarac n 1: durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain) [syn: sandarac, citronwood] 2: a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes [syn: sandarac, sandarach] 3: 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]