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satinwood

[sat-n-woo d] /ˈsæt nˌwʊd/
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 of satinwood
1785-1795
1785-95; satin + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for satinwood

satinwood

/ˈsætɪnˌwʊd/
noun
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 (sense 2)
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