Agallochum
Agalloch Ag"al*loch ([a^]g"[a^]l*l[o^]k), ||Agallochum A*gal"lo*chum ([.a]*g[a^]l"l[-o]*k[u^]m), n. [Gr. a`ga`llochon, of Eastern origin: cf. Skr. aguru, Heb. pl. ah[=a]l[=i]m.] A soft, resinous wood ({Aquilaria Agallocha}) of highly aromatic smell, burnt by the orientals as a perfume. It is called also {agalwood} and {aloes wood}. The name is also given to some other species. [1913 Webster]

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  • AGALLOCHUM — Graecis ἀλόη vel ξυλαλόη, aloe est aromatica, ab excellenti odore Arbor Paradisi vulgo dicta: unde thymiamatum vice adoleri, scribit Dioscorides. Pro citro arbore Atlantica, ex qua fiebant mensae citreae, a Graecis quibusdam acceptum fuisse,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Agallochum — (Agallocheholz), so v.w. Aloeholz …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • agallochum — n. See agalloch …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • agallochum — agal·lo·chum …   English syllables

  • agallochum — noun see agalloch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lign-aloes — Lign al oes (l[imac]n [a^]l [=o]z or l[i^]g*n[a^]l [=o]z), n. [OE. ligne aloes, fr. L. lignum wood + aloe aloe.] 1. Aloes wood, or agallochum. See {Agallochum}. [1913 Webster] 2. A fragrant tree mentioned in the Bible. Num. xxiv. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Каламбак — агаллоховое, аллойное или орлиное дерево (Aquilaria Agallochum Roxb.), сем. Thymeleaceae из Ост Индии; древесина его (Lignum Verum Agallochum, L. Calambac, L. Aggur, L. Tuggur, L. Aloes praebens) отличается сильным запахом и употребляется как… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Aloëholz — (Paradiesholz, Lignum aloës, L. agallochum, Pharm.), 1) wahres A. (Xylaloe Calombac), von Aloëxylon agallochum Lour., dunkelbraune, schwärzliche, geaderte, fast ganz aus Harz bestehende Stücke, in die sich in Folge einer krankhaften… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • CITRUS — nomen quô diversissimae arbores duae Veteribus indigitatae sunt, ἡ ςθύα scil. καὶ ἡ Μηδικὴ μηλέα, thya et Medica seu Citrea malus, de qua modo dictum. Et quidem thya seu Citrus Veter. peculiaris Cyrenaicae et Hammoniacae Libyes arbor, iuxta… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • TARUM — armoatis genus. Plin. l. 12. c. 20. Ex confinio casiae cinnamomique et cancamum ac tarum invehitur, sed per Nabataeos etc. Ubi Dalechampius, Lusitanis hodie Aquila brava, i. e. agallochum silvestre, lignum odoratum, agallocho vero nonnihil simile …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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