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Mahogany tree   /məhˈɑgəni tri/   Listen
Mahogany tree

Any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish.  Synonym: mahogany.

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"Mahogany tree" Quotes from Famous Books

... looking like a wild man, and he wore a slouched hat to protect his head from injury. In his hand he carried a club, cut from a mahogany tree in the American forests, not a trifle ...
— Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen • Hans Christian Andersen

Words linked to "Mahogany tree" :   Swietinia macrophylla, kalantas, mahogany family, true mahogany, hardtack, Meliaceae, Spanish cedar tree, family Meliaceae, Spanish cedar, African scented mahogany, Swietinia mahogani, Entandrophragma cylindricum, Cedrela calantas, Cedrela odorata, cedar mahogany, Toona calantas, African mahogany, Philippine mahogany, Cuban mahogany, Honduras mahogany, Philippine cedar, Dominican mahogany, sapele mahogany, tree, mahogany

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