African mahogany


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African mahogany

n.
1.
a. Any of several African trees of the genus Khaya, having wood similar to that of the tropical American mahogany.
b. The wood of any of these trees, used to make furniture, cabinets, and boat interiors.
2. Any of various other similar African woods.

African mahogany

n
1. (Plants) any of several African trees of the meliaceous genus Khaya, esp K. ivorensis, that have wood similar to that of true mahogany
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees, used for furniture, etc
3. (Forestry) any of various other African woods that resemble true mahogany
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.African mahogany - African tree having hard heavy odorless wood
mahogany tree, mahogany - 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
genus Khaya, Khaya - African mahogany trees
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Teak (100%) and African mahogany (87%) presented higher survival percentage than other species (Table 1 and 2) with the difference being statistically significant.
The model features a Black Label L package with a new Mahogany Red Venetian interior colour theme, laser-etched African mahogany trim and unique diamond stitching, among other upgrades.
The exploitation in non-traditional areas and the suspicion about the limitation of the yield of African Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis) under water deficit stimulate the search for information to quantify the water requirement of the species in the different development stages.
Collalift 18 - An extract of African mahogany bark that improves the skins elasticity and visibly reduces pores, lines, and wrinkles.
Studies on technical, economic and financial viability for the planting of African mahogany ( Khaya ivorensis A.
Housed in a former printing shop, the bar revolves around a central space reminiscent of a high school football field, surrounded on three sides by tiers of bleachers in hand-fashioned African mahogany.
Building materials were chosen with a sophisticated eye: mahogany and clear Douglas fir window and door interiors: teak cabinetry throughout; floors made of Philippine shell stone and white oak graded a bit roughly to give them a beachy feel; warm Sipo African mahogany interior and exteriors, oolite stone wall cladding, and walkways and courtyards of South Florida dense coral stone that looks as if it were lifted from the Hemingway estate in Key West.
In Egypt, experiments have been carried out to turn sewage water into wooden biomass and biofuel crops, such as Casuarina, African mahogany, Jojoba and Neem -- all different types of trees, in addition to Jatropha.
Species include: African mahogany, sapele, teak, ebony, knotty pine, birds-eye maple, cherry, hickory and walnut.
The rest of the boat is built using central African mahogany.
in Leavenworth, said he made three of the boxes simultaneously using African Mahogany, curly maple, bird's eye maple and ebony.
Mixed plantation of African mahogany species could be used as tool to catalyze natural regeneration and to facilitate restoration of degraded forest ecosystems in Ghana.

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