satin-wood

satinwood

[sat-n-wood]
noun
1.
the satiny wood of an East Indian tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, of the rue family, used especially for making furniture.
2.
the tree itself.

Origin:
1785–95; satin + wood1

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satinwood (ˈsætɪnˌwʊd)
 
n
1.  a rutaceous tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, that occurs in the East Indies and has hard wood with a satiny texture
2.  the wood of this tree, used in veneering, cabinetwork, marquetry, etc
3.  West Indian Satinwood another name for yellowwood

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