sapan wood

Sapan wood

Sa*pan" wood\ [Malay sapang.] (Bot.) A dyewood yielded by C[ae]salpinia Sappan, a thorny leguminous tree of Southern Asia and the neighboring islands. It is the original Brazil wood. [Written also sappan wood.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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