sandalwood tree


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Noun1.sandalwood tree - parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chestssandalwood tree - parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests
genus Santalum, Santalum - parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
sandalwood - close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork
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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Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, a sculpture calledRed Seed, 1928-- Aromatic as a sandalwood tree of Circassian seeds.
Sources said Nitish Kumar -- who had kicked up a political storm by purportedly likening himself to a sandalwood tree and his associates to the snakes to assert that he was insulated from external influences -- drove to Lalu Prasad's 10 Circular Road residence around 10 pm without any security cover and closeted with Lalu Prasad for one and a half hours.
Comparative phytochemical analysis and antibacterial efficacy of in vitro and in vivo extracts from East Indian sandalwood tree (Santana) album L).
Once a sandalwood tree was located, it then had to be harvested which itself required certain knowledge of the physical character of the tree as well as of the particular demands of the consumer marketplace.
Mineral and hydrational requirements are provided by the host, thus spike disease is thought to be aided by the selection of inappropriate hosts for the sandalwood tree.
The Sandalwood tree was declared a royal tree by the Sultan of Mysore in 1792 and is still considered as such today.
Wild sources of the sandalwood tree, which is indigenous to India, are becoming increasingly scarce and supply of the oil is dwindling.
Jo Raheem uttam prakruti, ka kari sakat kusang; chandan visa vyapat nahin, lipte rahat bhujang (One who has a good heart cannot be affected by bad company just like there is no venom in a sandalwood tree even if a snake always surrounds it)," Kumar replied.
Jo Rahim uttam prakriti, ka kari sakat kusang/ Chandan vish vyapat nahin, lipte rahat bhujang ( Good people remain insulated from bad company just the way the sandalwood tree is devoid of any poison even while it is embraced by venomous snakes.
EISO is produced by steam distillation of the heartwood of the East Indian Sandalwood tree (Santalum album) and is widely used as a perfume, cosmetic, skin enhancer, and flavoring agent.
Global investment firm KKR partnered with Santanol to address the issue of the deforestation of native sandalwood trees by providing an alternative source to the illegal market by offering a sustainable source for sandalwood.