Definition of agalloch in English:

agalloch

(also agalochum, agallochum)

noun

historical
  • Aloe wood, the fragrant resinous heartwood of trees of the South-East Asian genus Aquilaria, especially that of A. malaccensis (formerly A. agallocha).

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Bartholomew Traheron (c1510–?1558), protestant writer and reformer. From post-classical Latin agallochum, agalochum, earlier agallochon from Hellenistic Greek ἀγάλλοχον, ἀγάλοχον, ultimately from an Indian language.

Pronunciation:

agalloch

/əˈɡalɒk/