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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Early Spanish mahogani, perhaps from a Mayan language

mahogany

noun
     
Related topics: Colours, Plants
ma‧hog‧a‧ny plural mahoganies
1 [uncountable and countable]TIHBP a type of hard reddish brown wood used for making furniture, or the tree that produces this wood
2 [uncountable]CC a dark, reddish brown colour
mahogany adjective

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