sapele mahogany

noun
sa·​pe·​le mahogany
variants: or sapele or less commonly sapeli \ səˈpēlē \
plural -s

Definition of sapele mahogany

2 : a tree (especially Entandrophragma cylindricum) that produces sapele mahogany

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History and Etymology for sapele mahogany

sapele, sapeli from native name in West Africa

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“Sapele mahogany.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sapele%20mahogany. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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