sapanwood

sapanwood

[suh-pan-wood]
noun
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sapanwood (ˈsæpənˌwʊd)
 
n
a variant spelling of sappanwood

sappanwood or sapanwood (ˈsæpənˌwʊd)
 
n
1.  a small leguminous tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of S Asia producing wood that yields a red dye
2.  the wood of this tree
 
[C16: sapan, via Dutch from Malay sapang]
 
sapanwood or sapanwood
 
n
 
[C16: sapan, via Dutch from Malay sapang]

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