Lysiloma Sabicu
Sabicu Sab"i*cu, n. The very hard wood of a leguminous West Indian tree ({Lysiloma Sabicu}), valued for shipbuilding. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lysiloma sabicu — noun West Indian tree yielding a hard dark brown wood resembling mahogany in texture and value • Syn: ↑sabicu • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Lysiloma, ↑genus Lysiloma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lysiloma sabicu — ID 50607 Symbol Key LYSA5 Common Name horseflesh mahogany Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL Growth Habit Shrub, Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lysiloma sabicu Benth. — Symbol LYSA5 Common Name horseflesh mahogany Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sabicu wood — or sabicu is the wood of Lysiloma latisiliquum , a smallish leguminous tree. The wood has a rich mahogany color; it is fairly heavy (sg 0.8), hard and durable, and therefore valued in shipbuilding. Sabicu, on account of its durability, was… …   Wikipedia

  • Sabicu — Sab i*cu, n. The very hard wood of a leguminous West Indian tree ({Lysiloma Sabicu}), valued for shipbuilding. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lysiloma —   Lysiloma …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lysiloma — noun small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods • Syn: ↑genus Lysiloma • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mimosoideae, ↑subfamily Mimosoideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabicu wood — noun the wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany • Syn: ↑sabicu • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑sabicu, ↑Lysiloma sabicu * * * noun see sabicu …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabicú — ► sustantivo masculino Cuba BOTÁNICA Planta arbórea papilionácea, de madera dura y flores blancas y amarillas. (Lysiloma sabicu.) * * * sabicú (Cuba) m. Árbol de madera casi incorruptible. ⇒ *Planta. * * * sabicú. m. Cuba …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sabicu — noun a) a West Indian tree (Lysiloma sabicu) b) the hard dark wood of the sabicu tree, which resembles mahogany in texture …   Wiktionary

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