Swietenia Mahogoni
Madeira wood Madeira wood (Bot.) (a) The mahogany tree ({Swietenia Mahogoni}). (b) A West Indian leguminous tree ({Lysiloma Latisiliqua}) the wood of which is used for boat trimming. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Swietenia Mahogoni — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swietenia Mahogoni — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swietenia — Fruit and leaves of Swietenia macrophylla Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batonia apetala — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betula lenta — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cedrela Toona — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eucalyptus marginatus — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Khaya Senegalensis — Mahogany Ma*hog a*ny, Mahogany tree Ma*hog a*ny tree , n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus {Swietenia} ({Swietenia Mahogoni}), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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