swamp mahogany


: a small to medium-sized Australian eucalypt (Eucalyptus robusta) that grows especially on tidal flats and yields a reddish straight-grained damp-resistant lumber
: a tropical Australian tree (Tristania suaveolens) that yields a reddish hardwood of firm even texture that is used especially for flooring and is highly resistant to damp and insect attack

called also swamp box

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“Swamp mahogany.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swamp%20mahogany. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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