satinwood

noun
sat·​in·​wood | \ˈsa-tᵊn-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of satinwood 

1a : a tree (Chloroxylon swietenia) of the rue family native to India and Sri Lanka that yields a lustrous yellowish-brown wood

b : a tree (such as the West Indian Zanthoxylum flavum of the rue family) with wood resembling true satinwood

2 : the wood of a satinwood

First Known Use of satinwood

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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