thyine wood


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

Word History


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 23 May. 2024.

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