palo santo

/pal"oh san"toh/
1. a South American tree, Bulnesia sarmienti, of the caltrop family, yielding a fragrant essential oil.
2. a tropical American tree, Triplaris americana, of the buckwheat family, having large leaves and showy red female flowers.
[ < AmerSp: lit., holy wood]

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