bastard mahogany


a or less commonly bastard jarrah
: an Australian tree (Eucalyptus botryoides)

called also bangalay, woolly butt

: the timber of this tree that is hard and durable though inferior to the other so-called mahoganies of the continent
: a West Indian tree (Ratonia apetala) of the family Sapindaceae

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