Associations to the word «Sandarac»




SANDARAC, noun. (mineralogy) (archaic) realgar; red sulphide of arsenic.
SANDARAC, noun. (botany) (chemistry) A white or yellow resin obtained from a north African tree Tetraclinis articulata), and pulverized for pounce; probably so called from a resemblance to the mineral.
SANDARAC, noun. Any tree from the genus Tetraclinis.

Dictionary definition

SANDARAC, noun. Durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain).
SANDARAC, noun. A brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes.
SANDARAC, noun. Large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes.

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