Definition of Lysiloma sabicu
1. Noun. West Indian tree yielding a hard dark brown wood resembling mahogany in texture and value.
Group relationships: Genus Lysiloma, Lysiloma
Terms within: Sabicu, Sabicu Wood
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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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 ..."