sandalwood oil


sandalwood oil

noun

Definition of SANDALWOOD OIL

:  an essential oil obtained from sandalwood: as
a :  a pale yellow somewhat viscous aromatic liquid obtained from a sandalwood (Santalum album) and used chiefly in perfumes and soaps
b :  an oil obtained from a sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) of Australia

First Known Use of SANDALWOOD OIL

1851

san·dal·wood oil

noun \ˈsan-dəl-ˌwd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SANDALWOOD OIL

: a pale yellow somewhat viscous aromatic liquid essential oil obtained from a sandalwood (Santalum album) and used chiefly in perfumes and soaps and especially formerly in medicine—called also santal oil

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