satinwood

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noun sat·in·wood \ˈsa-tən-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of satinwood

  1. 1a :  a tree (Chloroxylon swietenia) of the rue family native to India and Sri Lanka that yields a lustrous yellowish-brown woodb :  a tree (such as the West Indian Zanthoxylum flavum of the rue family) with wood resembling true satinwood

  2. 2 :  the wood of a satinwood

First Known Use of satinwood

1792


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