Definition of Sapan

1. Proper noun. (Hindi male given name) used in India. ¹



2. Noun. A wood producing a red dye, usually species ''Caesalpinia sappan''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sapan

1. a brazil-wood [n -S]

Sapan Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sapan

saouaris
sap
sap-wood
sap ball
sap fagot
sap green
sap roller
sap rot
sap tube
sapadilla
sapadillas
sapajo
sapajos
sapajou
sapajous
sapan (current term)
sapans
sapanwood
sapanwoods
sapecin
sapego
sapegoes
sapele
sapele mahogany
sapeles
sapful
saphead
sapheaded
sapheads

Literary usage of Sapan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"It was prepared fc«ma crystalline deposit, which had collected at the bottom of a cask filled with extract of sapan-wood, by dissolving the deposit ..."

2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1832)
"The forests of sapan-wood are considerably exhausted ; the woodcutters no longer meet with it on the banks of the Tenasserim river, but are obliged to ..."

3. Trade of the Philippine Islands by Frank Harris Hitchcock (1898)
"sapan-WOOD. The exports of sapan-wood were credited in chief part to China, Hongkong, and Singapore. The United Kingdom was the only other destination of ..."

4. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"Its branches are slender and full of small prickles; the flowers are white, growing in a pyramidal spike at the end of a long slender stalk. sapan-wood is ..."

5. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Book-plates and Super-libros: Held by the by Club of Odd Volumes, Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Hedwig Jaeger Koehler, Charles Dexter Allen, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Print Dept (1898)
"1895. ?rool on Imp. ^sapan, 81^ne6 d^ tne ... 1895. ?root on Imp. ^sapan, 8l^ne6 d^ tne ... 1894- ?root on tnin ^sapan, 8i^ne6 d^ tne ..."

6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The principal ex- :• rts are tobacco, indigo, hides, sapan wood, .-:_-i.-, and hemp, and cigars and cheroots. ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"It was prepared fc«ma crystalline deposit, which had collected at the bottom of a cask filled with extract of sapan-wood, by dissolving the deposit ..."

8. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1832)
"The forests of sapan-wood are considerably exhausted ; the woodcutters no longer meet with it on the banks of the Tenasserim river, but are obliged to ..."

9. Trade of the Philippine Islands by Frank Harris Hitchcock (1898)
"sapan-WOOD. The exports of sapan-wood were credited in chief part to China, Hongkong, and Singapore. The United Kingdom was the only other destination of ..."

10. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"Its branches are slender and full of small prickles; the flowers are white, growing in a pyramidal spike at the end of a long slender stalk. sapan-wood is ..."

11. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Book-plates and Super-libros: Held by the by Club of Odd Volumes, Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Hedwig Jaeger Koehler, Charles Dexter Allen, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Print Dept (1898)
"1895. ?rool on Imp. ^sapan, 81^ne6 d^ tne ... 1895. ?root on Imp. ^sapan, 8l^ne6 d^ tne ... 1894- ?root on tnin ^sapan, 8i^ne6 d^ tne ..."

12. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The principal ex- :• rts are tobacco, indigo, hides, sapan wood, .-:_-i.-, and hemp, and cigars and cheroots. ..."

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