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n, pl -soos
1. (Plants) an Indian tree, Dalbergia sissoo, prized for its timber
2. (Forestry) the timber from this tree
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|Noun||1.||sissoo - East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties|
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia - large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
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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