Definition of Red saunders

1. Noun. Tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood.

Exact synonyms: Pterocarpus Santalinus, Red Sandalwood, Red Sanders, Red Sanderswood
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Terms within: Red Sandalwood, Ruby Wood
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Saunders

red rice
red ring
red ring of death
red ringed
red ringing
red rings
red rings of death
red rocket
red rockets
red rockfish
red route
red salmon
red sandalwood
red sanders
red sanderswood
red saunders (current term)
red scare
red setter
red shift
red shrubby penstemon
red silk-cotton tree
red silk cotton
red silver fir
red siskin
red slender loris
red snapper
red snow
red sorrel
red spider
red spider mite

Literary usage of Red saunders

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1. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"red saunders, or Pterocarpus santalinus, is a native of the East Indies, growing chiefly on the coast of Coromandel. It is a solid compact wood, ..."

2. Essentials of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing by Henry Morris (1906)
"It has been used also as an antispasmodic; dose, gr. ^ (0.02 gm.), tid SANTALUM RUBRUM (red saunders), the heart-wood of Pterocarpus santalinus (Fam. ..."

3. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"S ANT ALUM — red saunders. This is the WOOD of Pterocarpus Santalinus, a large tree of India and Ceylon (Nat. ..."

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