- (organic chemistry) A colourless crystalline substance, isomeric with piperonal, but having weak acid properties. It is extracted from sandalwood.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for santal in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- Hyphenation: san‧tal
- sandalwood (any of various trees in Santalum; the aromatic wood of such trees)
santal m (uncountable)
- Santali (Austroasiatic language of India)