Meaning of Sandalwood



English: Sandalwood
Bangla: চন্দন, গন্ধসার, গন্ধকাষ্ঠ, শ্রীখণ্ড
Hindi: चंदन, संदल, गंधसार
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

the fragrant heartwood of any of certain Asian trees of the genus Santalum, used for ornamental carving and burned as incense.

Definition: 2

any of these trees, especially S. album (white sandalwood) an evergreen of India, having ovate leaves and yellowish flowers that turn red.

Definition: 3

any of various related or similar trees or their woods, especially an East Indian tree, Pterocarpus santalinus (red sandalwood) of the legume family, or its heavy dark-red wood that yields a dye.

Definition: 4

any of several evergreen hemiparasitic trees of the genus Santalum, esp S. album (white sandalwood), of S Asia and Australia, having hard light-coloured heartwood: family Santalaceae

Definition: 5

the wood of any of these trees, which is used for carving, is burned as incense, and yields an aromatic oil used in perfumery