HyperDic: mahogany

English > 3 senses of the word mahogany:
NOUNplantmahoganywood of any of various mahogany trees
plantmahogany, mahogany treeany 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
attributemahogany, reddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian reda shade of brown with a tinge of red
mahogany > pronunciation
Soundsmahhhaa'gahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > mahogany: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningwood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork / cabinetwork and furniture.
NarrowerPhilippine mahoganyRed hardwood of the Philippine mahogany tree used for cigar boxes and interior finish
cigar-box cedarfragrant wood much used for cigar boxes
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofmahogany, mahogany treeAny 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
Spanishcaoba
Catalancaoba
English > mahogany: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymmahogany tree
Member ofMeliaceae, family Meliaceae, mahogany familyTropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
NarrowerAfrican mahoganyAfrican tree having hard heavy odorless wood
African scented mahogany, cedar mahogany, sapele mahogany, Entandrophragma cylindricumAfrican tree having rather lightweight cedar-scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown
Honduras mahogany, Swietinia macrophyllaAn important Central American mahogany tree
Philippine mahogany, Philippine cedar, kalantas, Toona calantas, Cedrela calantasPhilippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
Spanish cedar, Spanish cedar tree, Cedrela odorataTropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes
hardtackA mountain mahogany
true mahogany, Cuban mahogany, Dominican mahogany, Swietinia mahoganimahogany tree of West Indies
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Substancesmahoganywood of any of various mahogany trees
Spanishcaoba
Catalancaoba
English > mahogany: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA shade of brown with a tinge of red.
Synonymsreddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red
NarrowerIndian redA reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
brick redA bright reddish-brown color
copper, copper colorA reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
Broaderbrown, brownnessAn orange of low brightness and saturation
Spanishcaoba, marrón rojizo, rojo veneciano, sepia, siena
Catalansèpia, vermell venecià

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