Definition of mahogany :
1. A large tree of the genus Swietenia ( S. Mahogoni), found in tropical America.
2. A table made of mahogany wood.
3. The wood of the Swietenia Mahogoni. It is of a reddish brown color, beautifully veined, very hard, and susceptible of a fine polish. It is used in the manufacture of furniture.
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- Then Tag- rag mixed a tumbler of port- wine negus for Mrs. Tag- rag, and a great glass of mahogany- colored brandy and water for himself; and then he looked round the elegant little apartment, and felt perfectly happy. - "Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1.", Samuel Warren.
- Wood of beautiful reddish or yellowish brown, and much of it nicely figured, of compact structure, is straight in grain, heavy, hard, strong, takes a fine polish, and considerably used as imitation of mahogany. - "Seasoning of Wood", Joseph B. Wagner.
- And that's exactly why I wanted to get rid o' that mahogany furniture. - "Clover and Blue Grass", Eliza Calvert Hall.