Definition of mahogany noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhɒɡəni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːɡəni//
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  1. 1 the hard reddish-brown wood of a tropical tree, used for making furniture a mahogany table
  2. 2 a reddish-brown colour skin tanned to a deep mahogany
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mahogany

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