mahogany tree

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Noun1.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 polishmahogany 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
family Meliaceae, mahogany family, Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
mahogany - wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture
Cedrela odorata, Spanish cedar, Spanish cedar tree - tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes
African scented mahogany, cedar mahogany, Entandrophragma cylindricum, sapele mahogany - African tree having rather lightweight cedar-scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown
African mahogany - African tree having hard heavy odorless wood
Honduras mahogany, Swietinia macrophylla - an important Central American mahogany tree
Cedrela calantas, kalantas, Philippine cedar, Toona calantas, Philippine mahogany - Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
hardtack - a mountain mahogany
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Back-up police officers onboard a van then chased the suspects, who were later cornered after they crashed into a Mahogany tree a few meters away from where the deal took place.
Based on an incident report from Police Regional Office (PRO-6), a passenger jeepney carrying 12 people including the driver and conductor crashed into a big mahogany tree in Belison town around 10:30 a.m.
Some examples: an artwork specifying the former location of an ancient Mahogany tree in an urban area not hitherto associated with nature, as remembered by Dr B.F.
The Brazilian mahogany tree, Swietenia macrophylla King (Meliaceae), is a native tree of Central and South American forests, where it also is known as Honduran or big-leaf mahogany, or simply mahogany (Snook 1998).
LTTE also gave mahogany tree plants to those martyrs' families to plant at least a tree, in the lands allotted to them.
October's High Point Market introductions included one-of-a-kind pieces from Indonesia and Thailand, such as the Mahoni Root decor, carved from the root of a mahogany tree. "We're exploring the exotic and luxurious," said Phillips.
But it was the mahogany tree - Swietenia macrophylla - that really attracted the Europeans' interest for its red wood, which was both beautiful and durable and perfect for furniture making.
In general, the mixed plantation forest site with mahogany tree species showed an improved soil fertility status as compared to the degraded forest site.
However, the French began to underline their dominance as the first half progressed and extended their lead by nine points when Bastareaud, with thighs like mahogany tree trunks, powered over from 30 metres as the Scottish defence hung off him like rags in the Murrayfield breeze.
A huge mahogany tree anchors the site, framing views of the idyllic white sands of Paynes Bay, a mile or so south of Holetown.
Anyone found cutting down a mahogany tree in the forest without permission from the Ministry of Agriculture's special directorate forestry department, must be captured and immediately have his timbers detained and the person will face justice," said Commissioner Agok.
"The mahogany tree is a foundation of our economy and critical to Indonesia's participation in the global marketplace.