thyine wood

thy·​ine wood | \ ˈthī(y)ə̇n- \

Definition of thyine wood

: the fragrant and ornamental wood of the sandarac tree (see sandarac tree sense 1)

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History and Etymology for thyine wood

Middle English tyyin, thyine, thina, from Late Latin thyinus of citron wood, from Greek thyinos, from thyon, thya thyine-wood

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“Thyine wood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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