pink mahogany

noun
: a large evergreen West African tree (Guarea cedrata) with pale pinkish cedar-scented wood; also : the wood of this tree

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • African scented mahogany — noun African tree having rather lightweight cedar scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown • Syn: ↑cedar mahogany, ↑sapele mahogany, ↑Entandrophragma cylindricum • Hypernyms: ↑mahogany, ↑mahogany tree • Member Holony …   Useful english dictionary

  • cedar mahogany — noun African tree having rather lightweight cedar scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown • Syn: ↑African scented mahogany, ↑sapele mahogany, ↑Entandrophragma cylindricum • Hypernyms: ↑mahogany, ↑mahogany tree • …   Useful english dictionary

  • sapele mahogany — noun African tree having rather lightweight cedar scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown • Syn: ↑African scented mahogany, ↑cedar mahogany, ↑Entandrophragma cylindricum • Hypernyms: ↑mahogany, ↑mahogany tree • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guarea — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots …   Wikipedia

  • Sierra Leone — Sierra Leonean /lee oh nee euhn/. /lee oh nee, lee ohn / an independent republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate. 4,891,546; 27,925 sq. mi. (72,326 sq. km). Cap.: Freetown. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Corymbia intermedia — pink bloodwood Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Art, Antiques, and Collections — ▪ 2003 Introduction       In 2002 major exhibitions such as Documenta 11 reflected the diverse nature of contemporary art: artists from a variety of cultures received widespread recognition for work ranging from installation to video to painting …   Universalium

  • List of colors — See also: List of colors (compact), List of color palettes, and Index of color related articles Color is an important part of the visual arts, fashion, interior design and many other fields and disciplines. The following is a comprehensive… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Eucalyptus species — This is an alphabetical list of 734 Eucalyptus species and 3 hybrids. Hybrids are listed under the letter x (e.g., Eucalyptus x bennettiae). Contents 1 List 1.1 A 1.2 B 1.3 C …   Wikipedia

  • environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.