Definition of Satinwood tree

1. Noun. East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood.

Exact synonyms: Chloroxylon Swietenia, Satinwood
Group relationships: Chloroxylon, Genus Chloroxylon
Terms within: Satinwood
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satinwood Tree

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satinwood tree (current term)
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Literary usage of Satinwood tree

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1. The Gazetteer of the Central Provinces of India by Charles Grant (1870)
"... may be enumerated the satinwood tree, of which a preserve has already been mentioned; the " rohan," a durable heavy wood, of a deep red colour, ..."

2. The gazetteer of the Central Provinces of India: ed. by C. Grant by Charles Grant (1870)
"... may be enumerated the satinwood tree, of which a preserve has already been mentioned; the " rohan," a durable heavy wood, of a deep red colour, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... The satinwood tree of India, swietenia, sometimes grows to a or 60 feet and is a native of Ceylon ..."

4. The Lower Amazon: A Narrative of Explorations in the Little Known Regions of by Algot Lange (1914)
"A pair of noisy arara parrots settle for a few minutes in the highest branches of a satinwood tree. A more vivid colour contrast than that now presented it ..."

5. The Lower Amazon: A Narrative of Explorations in the Little Known Regions of by Algot Lange (1914)
"A pair of noisy ardra parrots settle for a few minutes in the highest branches of a satinwood tree. A more vivid colour contrast than that now presented it ..."

6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1890)
"The satinwood tree of tropical countries. It is principally used for making the backs of clothes and hair brushes, and for articles of turnery-ware; ..."

7. The Forests and Gardens of South India by Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn (1861)
"The wood is well known, and easily procured. (Wight, No. 2 ; Travancore, Mysore.) 45. Chloroxylon Swietenia. satinwood tree. ..."

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