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mahogany (n.)

1670s, "the wood of a tree native to the West Indies and Central America," noted for its rich reddish-brown color, soundness, uniformity, durability, and ability to take a high polish, from Spanish mahogani, of unknown origin; perhaps from the tree's native name in Maya (Honduras). As the name of the tree itself, by 1759. As an adjective from 1730; as a color name from 1737.

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Definitions of mahogany from WordNet

mahogany (n.)
wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture;
mahogany (n.)
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;
Synonyms: mahogany tree
mahogany (n.)
a shade of brown with a tinge of red;
Synonyms: reddish brown / sepia / burnt sienna / Venetian red
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