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mahogany in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmahoganyma‧hog‧a‧ny /məˈhɒɡəni $ məˈhɑː-/ noun (plural mahoganies) 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable]TIHBP a type of hard reddish brown wood used for making furniture, or the tree that produces this wood2 [uncountable]CC a dark, reddish brown colourmahogany adjective
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mahoganyA solid wood stem and mahogany floors and stiffeners complete the basic construction which has been particularly cleanly executed by West Custom.She's a beauty; a forty-foot ketch built of mahogany on oak.Across a wide expanse of mahogany sat a man in his fifties.The strip of mahogany has the grain running lengthwise.His new passenger carriages were also impressive, with polished mahogany bodies.Popular, privately owned century-old hotel, awash with oriental rugs, rich mahogany, walnut panelling and other Victoriana.Rose, watching him across the shining mahogany table, guessed what he was wondering.I used mahogany, but other woods may be preferable.