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 Plant namecandana
 Latin nameSantalum album L. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namecandana, śrīkhaṇḍa
 Hindi namesaphed candan
 Tamil namecantaṉam
 Malayalam namecandanam
 English nameSandal tree, White sandal tree
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 386)
candana, m. n. sandal (Sirium myrtifolium, either the tree, wood, or the unctuous preparation of the wood held in high estimation as perfumes; hence ifc. a term for anything which is the most excellent of its kind g. vyAghrādi) Nir. xi. 5, MBh., R. &c. (ifc., f. ā, Ragh. vi, 61); m. N. of a divine being, Lalit. i, 93; of a prince; = -naka, Mṛicch. vi, 25; N. of an ape, R. iv, 41, 3; n. the grass Bhadra-kālī, L.; (ā), f. a kind of creeper, L.; N. of a river, VP. (v.l. for -ndrā); (ī), f. N. of a river, R. iv, 40, 20 (cf. ku-, pIta-, rakta-, śveta-, hari-.)

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