Definition of Lysiloma sabicu

1. Noun. West Indian tree yielding a hard dark brown wood resembling mahogany in texture and value.

Exact synonyms: Sabicu
Group relationships: Genus Lysiloma, Lysiloma
Terms within: Sabicu, Sabicu Wood
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lysiloma Sabicu

Lyrurus tetrix
Lys
Lysander
Lysenko
Lysenkoism
Lysenkoist
Lysenkoists
Lysenkoite
Lysenkoites
Lysichiton
Lysichiton americanum
Lysichitum
Lysiloma
Lysiloma bahamensis
Lysiloma latisiliqua
Lysiloma sabicu
Lysimachia
Lysimachia ciliatum
Lysimachia clethroides Duby
Lysimachia nemorum
Lysimachia nummularia
Lysimachia quadrifolia
Lysimachia terrestris
Lysimachia vulgaris
Lysimachus
Lysippus
Lysol
Lyssa
Lyt antigen
Lyt antigens

Literary usage of Lysiloma sabicu

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1. The Indian Forester (1885)
"... is the wood of lysiloma sabicu, a leguminous species resembling acacia from Cuba, whence it is largely exported. ..."

2. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1906)
"... —lysiloma sabicu Benth., resembling in the bark our Shag- bark Hickory so that by similarity of name and features it ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... WOOD is the produce of a large leguminous tree, lysiloma sabicu, a native of Cuba, where alone it appears to _be found. The wood has a rich mahogany ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... lysiloma sabicu, a native of Cuba. The wood has a rich mahogany colour; it is exceedingly heavy, hard and durable, and therefore most valuable for ..."

5. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"... (lysiloma sabicu). This West Indian wood is very heavy, hard, strong and plastic. It seasons and works well, is very durable and is good for keels ..."

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