sandalwood oil

noun

Definition of sandalwood oil

: an essential oil obtained from sandalwood: such 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


Medical Dictionary

sandalwood oil

noun san·dal·wood oil \ ˈsan-dᵊl-ˌwu̇d- \

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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