bastard sandalwood


Definition of bastard sandalwood

2 : any of several trees of the family Myoporaceae: such as
a(1) : either of two small shrubby Australian trees (Myoporum platycarpum and M. tenuifolium) with pleasantly scented wood
(2) : naio sense c
b : an aromatic shrub or shrubby tree (Eremophila mitchelli) of Australia
3 : a small tree (Zelkova abelicea) of Crete
4 New Zealand : akeake

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