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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