San"da*rach, San"da*rac, (), n. [L. sandaraca, Gr. .]

1. Min.

Realgar; red sulphide of arsenic.

[Archaic]

2. Bot. Chem.

A white or yellow resin obtained from a Barbary tree (Callitris quadrivalvis or Thuya articulata), and pulverized for pounce; -- probably so called from a resemblance to the mineral.

 

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