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palo santo

[ pal-oh san-toh ]
/ ˈpæl oʊ ˈsæn toʊ /
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noun
a South American tree, Bulnesia sarmienti, of the caltrop family, yielding a fragrant essential oil.
a tropical American tree, Triplaris americana, of the buckwheat family, having large leaves and showy red female flowers.
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Origin of palo santo

From Latin American Spanish: literally, “holy wood”
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