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1. sandarac

noun. durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain).

Synonyms

  • sandarac tree
  • citronwood
  • Callitris quadrivalvis
  • wood

Etymology

  • sandaraca (Latin)
  • σανδαράκη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. sandarac

noun. large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes.

Synonyms

  • sandarac tree
  • cypress
  • citronwood
  • sandarach
  • Callitris quadrivalvis

Etymology

  • sandaraca (Latin)
  • σανδαράκη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. sandarac

noun. a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes.

Synonyms

  • natural resin
  • sandarac tree
  • sandarach
  • Callitris quadrivalvis

Etymology

  • sandaraca (Latin)
  • σανδαράκη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with sandarac


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you make a mistake while you're writing on it, you can scrape the ink away and dust it with gum sandarac to make it like new again.

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