Recent Examples of mahogany from the Web
The oval dining room has a built-in sideboard with mahogany inlays, paneling around the windows and beehive lighting in the decorative ceiling.
And the 237 rooms at the Rosewood, Baha Mar’s final part, opening in June, go heavy on mahogany and marble in a nod to the island’s colonial past.
The mahogany-colored ham was surrounded by greens accented with twirls of dehydrated orange rind — not something found in every home kitchen, but kumquats would work just as well.
Roast chicken until skin is lacquered and deep mahogany over most of surface and juices run clear when thigh meat is pierced with a knife, 25–30 minutes.
The Department's seventh-floor mahogany suites are cut off from the rest of the building.
The French mahogany table in front of the leather settee?
The actress, who shocked everyone with her buttery blonde makeover exactly one month ago, has already given in and dyed her hair back to a rich mahogany.
Tropical woods in general, including mahogany cabinets and live-edge slab tables, impress today’s buyers, Willman says.
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Origin and Etymology of mahogany
First Known Use: 1660See Words from the same year
MAHOGANY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mahogany for English Language Learners
: a strong reddish-brown wood that is used especially for making furniture and that comes from several tropical trees; also : a tree that produces this wood
: a reddish-brown color
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