meranti

noun
me·ran·ti | \məˈrantē\
plural -s

Definition of meranti 

1 : the soft weak light usually pinkish to dark red wood of various trees of the genera Hopea and Shorea of Malaysia, Borneo, and the Philippines that is sometimes substituted for mahogany in cabinetwork, veneer, and interior finishes — compare lauan

2 : a tree that yields meranti

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History and Etymology for meranti

Malay mĕranti

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