red mahogany

noun

Definition of red mahogany

  1. 1a (1) :  an Australian eucalypt (Eucalyptus resinifera) that yields a dark-colored kino (2) :  the hard deep red commercially valuable wood of this tree b :  an African mahogany (Khaya nyasica)

  2. 2 :  a variable color averaging a dark reddish brown

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