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agalloch

[ uh-gal-uhk, ag-uh-lok ]
/ 蓹藞g忙l 蓹k, 藞忙g 蓹藢l蓲k /
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noun
the fragrant, resinous wood of an East Indian tree, Aquilaria agallocha, of the mezereum family, used as incense in Asia.
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Also called a路gal路lo路chum [uh-gal-uh-kuhm], /蓹藞g忙l 蓹 k蓹m/, ag路al路wood [ag-uhl-wood], /藞忙g 蓹l藢w蕣d/, ag路i路la路wood [ag-uh-luh-wood], /藞忙g 蓹 l蓹藢w蕣d/, al路oes路wood [al-ohz-wood], /藞忙l o蕣z藢w蕣d/, eaglewood, lignaloes .

Origin of agalloch

First recorded in 1625鈥35; from Late Latin agallochon, from Greek ag谩llochon (altered by influence of ag谩llein 鈥渢o decorate鈥); ultimately of Dravidian origin; see eaglewood
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British Dictionary definitions for agalloch

agalloch
/ (蓹藞伞忙l蓹k) /

noun
another name for eaglewood

Word Origin for agalloch

C17: from Greek agallokhon
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