eaglewood

noun
ea·​gle·​wood | \ ˈē-gəl-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce eaglewood (audio) \

Definition of eaglewood

: agarwood The dark brown agarwood or eaglewood, which is formed as a result of the tree's immune response to fungal infection, is the principal product of the tree.— Smita Bhattacharyya

First Known Use of eaglewood

1669, in the meaning defined above

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“Eaglewood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaglewood. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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