thyine wood

noun

thy·​ine wood
ˈthī(y)ə̇n-
: the fragrant and ornamental wood of the sandarac tree (see sandarac tree sense 1)

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thyine%20wood. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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