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Noun1.sissu - 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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The main temple of Raja Ghepan, the patron-deity and "ruler" of Lahaul, in Sissu.
Sissu: This village is situated on the right bank of the river Chandra at an altitude of 3130m.
Thakur said Lahaul and Spiti district has Asia's second largest glacier known as Sigri and some of the glacial lakes like the Sissu has already started flooding the catchment areas.
Irfan uses walnut wood, cedar, dalbergia sissu (shisham) for creating exquisitely carved furniture, doors, boxes and decorative items.