sundri

noun
sun·​dri | \ ˈsəndrē \
variants: or sundra \ -​rə \
plural -s

Definition of sundri

1 : any of several trees of the genus Heritiera especially : an East Indian tree (H. formes) with a bark rather rich in tannin and a hard close-grained reddish to dark brown wood that is strong, durable, and resistant to decay and is much used locally for boat-building
2 : the wood of a sundri

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Sanskrit sundarī

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“Sundri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sundri. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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