Definition of sanders in English:

sanders

(also sanderswood)

noun

  • The timber of the red sandalwood, from which a red dye is obtained.

    • ‘The area once rich with red sanders, sandalwood and teak trees, deer, boars, wild sheep and tigers, was widely plundered before it was declared a reserve forest.’
    • ‘Red sanders is endemic to the Seshachalam hill ranges spread over Chittoor, Cuddapah and partly in Nellore and Kurnool districts.’
    • ‘Under India's Foreign Trade Policy, exports of red sanders are prohibited and the logs were seized under the Customs Act of 1962.’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French sandre, variant of sandle sandalwood.

Pronunciation:

sanders

/ˈsandərz/