Definition of Red saunders
1. Noun. Tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood.
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Terms within: Red Sandalwood, Ruby Wood
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Red saunders
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1. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"red saunders, or Pterocarpus santalinus, is a native of the East Indies, growing chiefly on the coast of Coromandel. It is a solid compact wood, ..."
2. Essentials of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing by Henry Morris (1906)
"It has been used also as an antispasmodic; dose, gr. ^ (0.02 gm.), tid SANTALUM RUBRUM (red saunders), the heart-wood of Pterocarpus santalinus (Fam. ..."
3. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"S ANT ALUM — red saunders. This is the WOOD of Pterocarpus Santalinus, a large tree of India and Ceylon (Nat. ..."