Definition of Genus Khaya
1. Noun. African mahogany trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Meliaceae, Mahogany Family, Meliaceae
Member holonyms: African Mahogany
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Khaya
Literary usage of Genus Khaya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... also been formed into a new genus, Khaya, und is the tree yielding African mahogany, which ia brought to ua from Sierra-Leone. The timber, though hard, ..."