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Noun: satinwood  'sa-t(u)n,wûd [N. Amer], 'sa-tin,wûd [Brit]
  1. West Indian tree with smooth lustrous and slightly oily wood
    - West Indian satinwood, Zanthoxylum flavum
  2. Hard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny lustre; used for fine cabinetwork and tools
  3. East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood
    - satinwood tree, Chloroxylon swietenia

Derived forms: satinwoods

Type of: angiospermous yellowwood, tree, wood

Part of: Chloroxylon, genus Chloroxylon

Encyclopedia: Satinwood