incense wood


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Noun1.incense wood - fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium
incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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These are two small 17th- or 18th-century cups carved out of incense wood, the most precious of all materials at the time.
The men entered the Mount Leuser National Park in the north of Sumatra island on Tuesday searching for rare incense wood, district police chief Dicky Sondani told AFP.
The chapter includes discussion of the importance of non-timber forest products like gaharu (incense wood).
The chapter further describes the use of coercion for the gathering of gaharu incense wood, and (in the post-Suharto era) for converting swidden land and rattan gardens to industrial oil palm and timber estates.
By the early Ming period, however, one witnesses the final rise of a foreign commodity from its humble beginnings as a cheap Chinese import to an incense wood which was highly prized and regarded by the Chinese as important enough to be listed as a tribute item.
He pointed out that some of the unsafe practices in homes include leaving burning incense wood in the direct line of air conditioners, leaving candles lit while sleeping, storing compressed gas cylinders under direct sun light and leaving burning coal on the barbeque while it is switched on.
The Saray Perfume Company said it had dedicated the portrait made with the best and rarest of incense woods as a tribute to Shaikh Zayed.