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 for Thyine wood
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thyine wood \Thy"ine wood`\ [Gr. ? ?, fr. ?, adj., pertaining to
     the tree ? or ?, an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.]
     (Bot.)
     The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree
     ({Callitris quadrivalvis), formerly called Thuja
     articulata. The tree is of the Cedar family, and furnishes a
     balsamic resin called sandarach. --Rev. xviii. 12.
     [1913 Webster]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Thyine wood
     mentioned only in Rev. 18:12 among the articles which would
     cease to be purchased when Babylon fell. It was called citrus,
     citron wood, by the Romans. It was the Callitris quadrivalvis of
     botanists, of the cone-bearing order of trees, and of the
     cypress tribe of this order. The name of this wood is derived
     from the Greek word _thuein_, "to sacrifice," and it was so
     called because it was burnt in sacrifices, on account of its
     fragrance. The wood of this tree was reckoned very valuable, and
     was used for making articles of furniture by the Greeks and
     Romans. Like the cedars of Lebanon, it is disappearing from the
     forests of Palestine.
     

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