Philippine mahogany


Phil·ip·pine mahogany

noun \ˈfi-lə-ˌpēn-\

Definition of PHILIPPINE MAHOGANY

:  any of several Philippine dipterocarp timber trees (genera Shorea, Parashorea, and Pentacme) with wood resembling that of the true mahoganies; also :  its wood

Origin of PHILIPPINE MAHOGANY

Philippine Islands
First Known Use: circa 1924

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