sandarac


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sandarach \San"da*rach\, Sandarac \San"da*rac\,, n. [L.
   sandaraca, Gr. ?.]
   1. (Min.) Realgar; red sulphide of arsenic. [Archaic]
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Bot. Chem.) A white or yellow resin obtained from a
      Barbary tree (Callitris quadrivalvis or {Thuya
      articulata}), and pulverized for pounce; -- probably so
      called from a resemblance to the mineral.
      [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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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