agalloch

noun agal·loch \ə-ˈga-lək, ˈa-gə-ˌläk\
variants: less commonly

agallochum

\ə-ˈga-lə-kəm\

Definition of agalloch

plural

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Origin and Etymology of agalloch

borrowed from Greek agálachon, agállochon (Dioscorides), borrowed by uncertain mediation from an Indo-Aryan source akin to Sanskrit aguruḥ, agaruḥ, probably borrowed from a Dravidian source (whence Tamil & Malayalam akil, name for Aquilaria malaccensis)


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