meaning of callitris quadrivalvis

callitris quadrivalvis meaning in General Dictionary

huge coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened limbs and scalelike leaves yielding a tough fragrant lumber; bark yields a resin found in varnishes

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That the domestic use, however, of the fragrant wood 660v (the Arbor vitae or Callitris quadrivalvis of botanists, the source of the resin sandarach) was known in the Homeric age, is shown by the case of Calypso (Od.

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