Definition of African sandalwood

1. Noun. Small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye.

Exact synonyms: Baphia Nitida, Camwood
Group relationships: Baphia, Genus Baphia
Generic synonyms: Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of African Sandalwood

African hemp
African holly
African hunting dog
African lily
African mahogany
African marigold
African millet
African mole cricket
African mole crickets
African monitor
African nation
African oil palm
African penguin
African penguins
African sandalwood
African scented mahogany
African tea
African tick fever
African trypanosomiasis
African tulip
African violet
African violets
African walnut
African wild dog
African wild dogs
African wildcat
African wildcats
African yellowwood

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 ..."

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