Sapan wood
Sapan wood Sa*pan" wood [Malay sapang.] (Bot.) A dyewood yielded by {C[ae]salpinia Sappan}, a thorny leguminous tree of Southern Asia and the neighboring islands. It is the original Brazil wood. [Written also {sappan wood}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sappan wood — Sapan wood Sa*pan wood [Malay sapang.] (Bot.) A dyewood yielded by {C[ae]salpinia Sappan}, a thorny leguminous tree of Southern Asia and the neighboring islands. It is the original Brazil wood. [Written also {sappan wood}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sappan wood — Sap*pan wood Sapan wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caesalpinia Sapan — Brazil wood Bra*zil wood , Brazilwood Bra*zil wood (br[.a]*z[i^]l w[oo^]d ). [OE. brasil, LL. brasile (cf. Pg. & Sp. brasil, Pr. bresil, Pr. bresil); perh. from Sp. or Pg. brasa a live coal (cf. {Braze}, {Brasier}); or Ar. vars plant for dyeing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brazil wood — Bra*zil wood , Brazilwood Bra*zil wood (br[.a]*z[i^]l w[oo^]d ). [OE. brasil, LL. brasile (cf. Pg. & Sp. brasil, Pr. bresil, Pr. bresil); perh. from Sp. or Pg. brasa a live coal (cf. {Braze}, {Brasier}); or Ar. vars plant for dyeing red or yellow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sap|pan|wood — «suh PAN WUD», noun. 1. a wood yielding a red dye, obtained from an East Indian tree of the pea family. 2. the tree itself. Also, sapanwood. ╂[half translation of Dutch sapanhout; sapan < Malay sapa ] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caesalpinia Sappan — Sapan wood Sa*pan wood [Malay sapang.] (Bot.) A dyewood yielded by {C[ae]salpinia Sappan}, a thorny leguminous tree of Southern Asia and the neighboring islands. It is the original Brazil wood. [Written also {sappan wood}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brazilin — Braz i*lin, n. [Cf. F. br[ e]siline. See {Brazil}.] (Chem.) A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brezilin — Brazilin Braz i*lin, n. [Cf. F. br[ e]siline. See {Brazil}.] (Chem.) A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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