[uh-gal-uh k, ag-uh-lok]
- the fragrant, resinous wood of an East Indian tree, Aquilaria agallocha, of the mezereum family, used as incense in Asia.
Origin of agalloch
1625–35; < Late Latin agallochon < Greek agállochon (altered by influence of agállein to decorate); ultimately of Dravidian orig.; see eaglewood
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- another name for eaglewood
C17: from Greek agallokhon
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