Definition of Dalbergia sissoo

1. Noun. East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties.

Exact synonyms: Sisham, Sissoo, Sissu
Group relationships: Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia
Generic synonyms: Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalbergia Sissoo

Dakin's solution
Dakin-Carrel treatment
Dakota
Dakotan
Dakotans
Dakotas
Daksha
Dakshina Kannada
Dalai Lama
Dalai Lamas
Dalbergia
Dalbergia cearensis
Dalbergia latifolia
Dalbergia nigra
Dalbergia retusa
Dalbergia sissoo
Dalbergia stevensonii
Dale
Dale-Feldberg law
Dale Carnegie
Dale reaction
Dalea
Dalea spinosa
Dalecarlia
Dalecarlian
Dalek
Dalek voice
Dalek voices
Daleks
Dalen

Literary usage of Dalbergia sissoo

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

1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1853)
"In the upper part of the Doab forests of Sissoo (dalbergia sissoo) are met with, but the trees are allowed to grow so close, as to be almost useless, ..."

2. The Forests and Gardens of South India by Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn (1861)
"dalbergia sissoo.—A deep purple, rather heavy wood. The specimen exhibited under this name appears to be the true Dalbergia latifolia, or rosewood. ..."

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