agalwood

noun ag·al·wood \ˈa-gəl-ˌwu̇d\
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agalawood

\ˈa-gə-lə-ˌwu̇u̇d\

Definition of agalwood

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Origin and Etymology of agalwood

agal- or agala- (borrowed from Portuguese aguila “agalloch,” borrowed from Malayalam akil) + 2wood


First Known Use: 1774


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