genus Santalum


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Noun1.genus Santalum - parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysiagenus Santalum - parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Santalaceae, sandalwood family, Santalaceae - chiefly tropical herbs or shrubs or trees bearing nuts or one-seeded fruit
sandalwood tree, Santalum album, true sandalwood - parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests
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Sandalwood is the name of a class of fragrant woods from trees in the genus Santalum.