lignaloes

lignaloes

(laɪˈnæləʊz; lɪɡ-)
n
(Forestry) (functioning as singular) another name for eaglewood2
[C14 ligne aloes, from Medieval Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe]
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Pires noted that the annual Chinese shipment of forest products from Malacca to China consisted of 'incense, elephants' tusks, tin, apothecary's lignaloes; they (the Chinese traders) buy a great deal of Borneo camphor, red beads, white sandalwood, brazil, infinite quantities of the black wood that grows in Syngapura.