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See also: Santalum


Santalum album, Hyderabad, India


From Medieval Latin sandalum, santalum. See sandalwood.


santalum (plural santalums)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Santalum of trees with entire opposite leaves and small apetalous flowers.

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 santalum in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)