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Camwood vs. Sandalwood

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Camwoodnoun

An African hardwood tree, Baphia nitida, that is a form of sandalwood.

Sandalwoodnoun

Any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum, native or long naturalized in India, Australia, Hawaii, and many south Pacific islands.

Camwoodnoun

The wood of this tree.

Sandalwoodnoun

The aromatic heartwood of these trees used in ornamental carving, in the construction of insect-repellent boxes and chests, and as a source of certain perfumes.

Camwoodnoun

See Barwood.

Sandalwoodnoun

The highly perfumed yellowish heartwood of an East Indian and Polynesian tree (Santalum album), and of several other trees of the same genus, as the Hawaiian Santalum Freycinetianum and S. pyrularium, the Australian S. latifolium, etc. The name is extended to several other kinds of fragrant wood.

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Camwoodnoun

small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye

Sandalwoodnoun

close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect-repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork

Sandalwood

Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and, unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades.

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