1. [ noun ] (botany) tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood
Synonyms: red_sanderswood red_saunders Pterocarpus_santalinus red_sanders
Related terms: tree Pterocarpus ruby_wood
2. [ noun ] hard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus); prized for cabinetwork
Synonyms: ruby_wood
Related terms: wood
3. [ noun ] (botany) East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
Synonyms: Barbados_pride peacock_flower_fence Adenanthera_pavonina coral-wood coralwood
Related terms: tree Adenanthera
Similar spelling:   red_sanderswood