Philippine mahogany

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noun Phil·ip·pine mahogany \ˈfi-lə-ˌpēn-\

Definition of Philippine mahogany

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

Origin and Etymology of philippine mahogany

Philippine Islands


First Known Use: 1914


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