noun. close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork.
- Santalum album
- true sandalwood
- sandell (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word sandalwood
1. Verb, past tense
Combine 3 tablespoons of orange juice with 1 1/2 tablespoons sandalwood powder and a pinch of tumeric powder.
2. Noun, singular or mass
fresh rose petals to the sandalwood oil.