Sappanwood meaning

sə-pănwo͝od, săpăn-, -ən-
A tree (Caesalpina sappan) in the pea family, native to tropical Asia, having wood that yields a red dye.
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The wood of this tree.
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A wood yielding a red or blue dye, obtained from an East Indian tree (Caesalpinia sappan) of the caesalpinia family.
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The tree.
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Origin of sappanwood

  • Malay sapang wood

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition