Definition of African sandalwood
1. Noun. Small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye.
Group relationships: Baphia, Genus Baphia
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of African Sandalwood
Literary usage of African sandalwood
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"african sandalwood Oil. Tin' botanical origin of this oil is not known. The wood designated dalwood. from which this oil was distilled, was dark brown in ..."
2. Angola: Towards an Energy Strategy by International Energy Agency (2006)
"Tree species include rosewood, ebony, and african sandalwood, as well as mahogany, tola and mulberry. There has not been a forestry inventory, either at the ..."