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sat·in·wood

 (săt′n-wo͝od′)
n.
1. A deciduous tree (Chloroxylon swietenia) of South Asia, having hard, yellowish, close-grained wood.
2. A West Indian tree (Zanthoxylum flavum) having smooth, slightly oily, lustrous wood.
3. Any of several other trees having similar wood.
4. The wood of any of these trees, used for furniture and cabinetwork.
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satinwood

(ˈsætɪnˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) a rutaceous tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, that occurs in the East Indies and has hard wood with a satiny texture
2. (Forestry) the wood of this tree, used in veneering, cabinetwork, marquetry, etc
3. (Forestry) West Indian Satinwood another name for yellowwood2
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sat•in•wood

(ˈsæt nˌwʊd)

n.
1. the satiny wood of any of several trees of the rue family, used to make furniture, esp. Chloroxylon swietenia, of the East Indies.
2. any of these trees.
[1785–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satinwood - West Indian tree with smooth lustrous and slightly oily woodsatinwood - West Indian tree with smooth lustrous and slightly oily wood
angiospermous yellowwood - any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood
2.satinwood - hard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster; used for fine cabinetwork and tools
Chloroxylon swietenia, satinwood tree, satinwood - East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood;
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
3.satinwood - East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood;
Chloroxylon, genus Chloroxylon - deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka
satinwood - hard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster; used for fine cabinetwork and tools
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Translations

satinwood

[ˈsætɪnwʊd] Nmadera f satinada de las Indias, doradillo m, satín m
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References in classic literature ?
On a tiny satinwood table stood a statuette by Clodion, and beside it lay a copy of Les Cent Nouvelles, bound for Margaret of Valois by Clovis Eve and powdered with the gilt daisies that Queen had selected for her device.
The lighter woods and veneers such as walnut, birdseye maple, and the satinwoods, in particular, are commanding extremely high prices, especially for those small and pretty desirable pieces."
West Indies satinwood, although hard to come by, is considered the finest of the satinwoods and is the species made famous by its prolific use in high-end furniture during the 18th century.
Quick-drying glosses and satinwoods, for example, dry in a fraction of the time, compared to oil-based equivalents, and are a lot nicer to use.
"The lighter woods and veneers such as walnut, birdseye maple, the satinwoods in particular, are commanding extremely high prices, especially for those small and pretty desirable pieces."
Quick-drying primers, glosses and satinwoods are available, as are one-coat products, although one coat doesn't always suffice!
The best white water-based wood paint I've used is Dulux Trade Quick Dry Satinwood. Although it can drip, it dries more slowly than most similar products, so it's much easier to get a good finish.