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Noun: mahogany  mu'hó-gu-nee
  1. Wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture
  2. 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
    - mahogany tree
  3. A shade of brown with a tinge of red
    - reddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red

Derived forms: mahoganies

Type of: brown, brownness, tree, wood

Part of: family Meliaceae, mahogany family, Meliaceae

Encyclopedia: Mahogany, Calgary