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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Jebel Ali Customs Centres Department managed to stop bids to smuggle 253 tons of red sandalwoods in 13 successive seizures, from 2011 to May of 2013.
The timber of the red sandalwood is highly valued in China and is used for furniture.
Red sandalwood powder can also be used as to make medicine, facials and soap.