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.
Group relationships: Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalbergia Sissoo
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. ..."