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Mahogany vs Sabicu - What's the difference?

mahogany | sabicu |

As nouns the difference between mahogany and sabicu

is that mahogany is any of various tropical American evergreen trees, of the genus Swietenia, having a valuable hard red-brown wood while sabicu is a West Indian tree (Lysiloma sabicu)

As an adjective mahogany

is made of mahogany.

mahogany

Noun

  • (countable) Any of various tropical American evergreen trees, of the genus Swietenia , having a valuable hard red-brown wood.
  • (uncountable) The wood of these trees, mostly used to make furniture.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=A very neat old woman, still in her good outdoor coat and best beehive hat, was sitting at a polished mahogany table on whose surface there were several scored scratches so deep that a triangular piece of the veneer had come cleanly away, […].}}
  • A reddish-brown color, like that of mahogany wood.
  • A table made from mahogany wood.
  • * 1842 , Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal
  • Poets eat and drink without stint — and seldom at their own cost — for what man of mark or likelihood in the moneyed world is there, who is not eager to get their legs under his mahogany ?

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Made of mahogany.
  • Having the colour of mahogany; dark reddish-brown.
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    sabicu

    English

    (wikipedia sabicu) (Lysiloma sabicu)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a West Indian tree (Lysiloma sabicu)
  • the hard dark wood of the sabicu tree, which resembles mahogany in texture