- the wood of the citron.
- the wood of the sandarac.
Origin of citron wood
First recorded in 1705–15
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Examples from the Web for citron wood
The Romans, in the time of Nero, had tables made of citron-wood brought from Mauritania; they were varnished with purple and gold.The Book of Curiosities
One may surely admire the tigrine stripes and panther-like spots of the citron-wood without being a Lucullus or an Apicius.Darkness and Dawn
Frederic W. Farrar
An Italian mandoline of citron-wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, engraven with figures.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
And its walls and its roof were made of cypress-wood, and its doors of ivory and citron-wood.
- the wood of the citron tree
- the wood of the sandarac
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