a dyewood yielding a red color, produced by a small, East Indian tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of the legume family.
the tree itself.
a variant spelling of sappanwood
a small leguminous tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of S Asia producing wood that yields a red dye
the wood of this tree
noun, Chiefly Hudson Valley. 1. sugarbush (def 2).
noun 1. Also called aboudikro. the mahoganylike wood of any of several African trees of the genus Entandrophragma, used for making furniture. 2. a tree, especially Entandrophragma cylindricum, of the mahogany family, yielding this wood. noun 1. any of several W African meliaceous trees of the genus Entandrophragma, esp E. cylindricum, yielding a hard timber […]
CITE Translate Facebook Share Twitter Tweet Google+ Share saph saph in the Bible extension, the son of the giant whom Sibbechai slew (2 Sam. 21:18); called also Sippai (1 Chr. 20:4). Easton’s 1897 Bible Dictionary Cite This Source Examples from the Web for saph Historical Examples Most of Mabel’s lovers shortened it disrespectfully to “saph.” […]
noun 1. a variant spelling of Safar