Santalum

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Medieval Latin sandalum, from Late Ancient Greek [script needed] (santalon), from Ancient Greek σάνδανον (sándanon, sandalwood), possibly from Sanskrit [script needed] (candanam, sandalwood, incense wood)

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Santalum n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Santalaceae — sandalwoods and related trees and shrubs, probably native to Australasia, but introduced long ago in India and throughout Oceania.

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