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agalloch


agalloch


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agalloch  \Ag"al*loch\,  Agallochum  \A*gal"lo*chum\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  of 
  Eastern  origin:  cf  Skr.  aguru,  Heb.  pl  ah[=a]l[=i]m.] 
  A  soft,  resinous  wood  ({Aquilaria  Agallocha})  of  highly 
  aromatic  smell,  burnt  by  the  orientals  as  a  perfume.  It  is 
  called  also  {agalwood}  and  {aloes  wood}.  The  name  is  also 
  given  to  some  other  species.