citronwood
citronwood citronwood n. 1. wood of a citron tree. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a durable fragrant wood used in building (as in the roof of Cordova Cathedral); -- called also {sandarac}.

Syn: sandarac. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • citronwood — noun 1. wood of a citron tree • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑citron, ↑citron tree, ↑Citrus medica 2. durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandarac — citronwood citronwood n. 1. wood of a citron tree. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a durable fragrant wood used in building (as in the roof of Cordova Cathedral); called also {sandarac}. Syn: sandarac. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sandarac — In mineralogy, sandarac, or sandarach, may refer to realgar or native arsenic disulfide, but is generally (a use found in Dioscorides) a resin obtained from the small coniferous tree Tetraclinis articulata , native to the northwest of Africa, and …   Wikipedia

  • Callitris quadrivalvis — noun large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes • Syn: ↑sandarac, ↑sandarac tree, ↑Tetraclinis articulata •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • citron tree — noun thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind • Syn: ↑citron, ↑Citrus medica • Hypernyms: ↑citrus, ↑citrus tree • Substance Meronyms: ↑citronwood …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citrus medica — noun thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind • Syn: ↑citron, ↑citron tree • Hypernyms: ↑citrus, ↑citrus tree • Substance Meronyms: ↑citronwood …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandarac tree — noun large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes • Syn: ↑sandarac, ↑Tetraclinis articulata, ↑Callitris quadrivalvis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tetraclinis articulata — noun large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes • Syn: ↑sandarac, ↑sandarac tree, ↑Callitris quadrivalvis •… …   Useful english dictionary

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