Sweitenia Mahogoni
Swietenia Swie*te"ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Gerard Van Sweiten, physician to Maria Theresa of Austria.] (Bot.) A genus of meliaceous trees consisting of one species ({Sweitenia Mahogoni}), the mahogany tree. [1913 Webster]

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  • Swietenia — Swie*te ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Gerard Van Sweiten, physician to Maria Theresa of Austria.] (Bot.) A genus of meliaceous trees consisting of one species ({Sweitenia Mahogoni}), the mahogany tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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