Swietenia

noun
Swie·te·nia | \swēˈtēnēə\

Definition of Swietenia 

: a small genus of tropical trees (family Meliaceae) having seeds winged above and anthers borne between the teeth of the stamen tube — see mahogany

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History and Etymology for Swietenia

New Latin, from Gerard van Swieten †1772 Dutch botanist and physician in Austria + New Latin -ia

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