red sandalwood


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Noun1.red sandalwood - hard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus); prized for cabinetwork
Pterocarpus santalinus, red sanders, red sanderswood, red saunders, red sandalwood - tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.red sandalwood - tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood
genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus - genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
red sandalwood, ruby wood - hard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus); prized for cabinetwork
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
3.red sandalwood - East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
Adenanthera, genus Adenanthera - small genus of trees of tropical Asia and Pacific areas
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 19 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized over 40 metric tonnes of red sandalwood worth Rs 16 crore and arrested three people in Chennai on Sunday.
Hong Kong Customs today (September 21) seized about 12,370 kilograms of suspected red sandalwood from a container at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound.
Colombo, June 29 -- Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, taking up singer Iraj Weeraratne's social media challenge issued recently, planted a red sandalwood bud at Vihara Mahadevi Park on 27 June.
The problem began after a senior government official Lakshman Mishra was banned from attending office with a red sandalwood mark on his forehead as a mark of being a devout Hindu.
Dubai Court of First Instance was told that the suspect tried to bring red sandalwood, which is banned because of its endangered status, into the port on July 9, 2013.
DESTRUCTIVE 'KABAYAN' - A resident proceeds to clear a felled narra tree, red sandalwood, which landed on top of this house in Barangay Zabali in Baler, Aurora, after typhoon 'Kabayan' made landfall at 1 a.
According to the official story, a police task force set up to tackle red sandalwood smuggling confronted a gang of more than 100 men deep in remote forests of Andhra Pradesh in the south of India.
THE gunning down of 20 alleged red sandalwood smugglers by an Andhra Pradesh special task force team on Tuesday morning has triggered a political storm with many blaming the state police of violating human rights.
Nobles, court officials and wealthy families were the only groups of people able to afford hardwood furniture and aside from huanghuali, red sandalwood was the most expensive, its dense texture and hardness making it ideal to withstand the test of time.
Nine seizures of endangered red sandalwood, banned under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), comprised 130,000 items worth Dh5.
Second only to the export of indigo from India was the trade in what has been variously called dyewood, red sandalwood, or red sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus).
The Indian side also drew Nepal's attention to the continued trade in banned red sandalwood from India to Tibet via Nepali routes.