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eaglewood

[ee-guh l-woo d] /ˈi gəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
Origin
1510-1520
1510-20; translation of Portuguese pão d'aguila wood of agalloch, by confusion of Portuguese águia eagle with aguila < Malayalam agil agalloch
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British Dictionary definitions for eagle wood

eaglewood

/ˈiːɡəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
an Asian thymelaeaceous tree, Aquilaria agallocha, having fragrant wood that yields a resin used as a perfume
2.
the wood of this tree
Also called aloes, aloes wood, agalloch, lignaloes
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