bastard mahogany

noun

Definition of bastard mahogany

  1. 1a less commonly bastard jarrah (1) :  an Australian tree (Eucalyptus botryoides) —called also bangalay, woolly butt (2) :  the timber of this tree that is hard and durable though inferior to the other so-called mahoganies of the continent b :  jarrah 1

  2. 2 :  a West Indian tree (Ratonia apetala) of the family Sapindaceae

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