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Definition 1: a shade of brown with a tinge of red - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for mahogany in the sense of this definition

(mahogany is a kind of ...) an orange of low brightness and saturation

(... is a kind of mahogany ) a bright reddish-brown color

(... is a kind of mahogany ) a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper

(... is a kind of mahogany ) a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for mahogany in the sense of this definition

(mahogany is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a kind of mahogany ) a mountain mahogany

(... is a kind of mahogany ) Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood

(... is a kind of mahogany ) an important Central American mahogany tree

(... is a kind of mahogany ) mahogany tree of West Indies

(... is a kind of mahogany ) African tree having hard heavy odorless wood

(... is a kind of mahogany ) African tree having rather lightweight cedar-scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown

(... is a kind of mahogany ) tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes

(... is a member of mahogany) tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees

(mahogany is made of the substance ...) wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture

Definition 3: wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture - [noun denoting plant]

(mahogany is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

(... is a kind of mahogany ) red hardwood of the Philippine mahogany tree used for cigar boxes and interior finish

(... is a kind of mahogany ) fragrant wood much used for cigar boxes

(... is made of the substance mahogany) 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

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