Definition of thyine wood
: the fragrant and ornamental wood of the sandarac tree (see sandarac tree 1)
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Origin and Etymology of 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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