agalwood
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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  • agalwood — ag·al·wood …   English syllables

  • agalwood — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aloes wood — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aquilaria Agallocha — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agalloch — /euh gal euhk, ag euh lok /, n. the fragrant, resinous wood of an East Indian tree, Aquilaria agallocha, of the mezereum family, used as incense in the Orient. Also called agallochum /euh gal euh keuhm/, agalwood /ag euhl wood /, agilawood, aloes …   Universalium

  • agalawood — noun see agalwood …   Useful english dictionary

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