Definition of Red sanders
1. Noun. Tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood.
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Terms within: Red Sandalwood, Ruby Wood
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Red sanders
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indian Forester (1883)
"THE BATE OF GROWTH OF red sanders PLANTATIONS. ONE of the best specimens of ... The red sanders trees are on good alluvial soil, and their success is ..."
2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"SANDERS OR red sanders. This is sandal wood, the wood of the Ptero Carpus ... One receipt for colouring comfits recommends an infusion of red sanders to ..."
3. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"Seed lac, 6 oz.; dragon's blood, 40 gr.; amber and copal, triturated in a mortar, 2 oz.; extract of red sanders, % dr.; Oriental saffron, 36 gr.; ..."
4. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1858)
"SANDERS OR red sanders. This is sandal wood, the wood of the Ptero Carpus ... One receipt for colouring comfits recommends an infusion of red Sanders to ..."
5. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"The red sanders is a very pretty tree, having an upright bole, only branching at «orne height above ground into a rounded head. Its foliage is dense, ..."