a tropical American tree, Hibiscus elatus, of the mallow family, having wood used for cabinetwork and gunstocks.
a tree, Melicytus ramiflora, of the violet family, native to New Zealand and other Pacific islands, having greenish flowers and blue berries.
noun (pl) mahoe
a small New Zealand tree, Melicytus ramiflorus, with white flowers and bark Also called hinahina, whitewood, whiteywood
noun An important person; personage; big shot: Ogden-Allied sent a mahoff down from the corporate office in New York yesterday to look into the case/ He used to be a big marketing mahoff at Dorney Park [1940s+ Philadelphia; origin unknown]
[muh-hog-uh-nee] /məˈhɒg ə ni/ noun, plural mahoganies. 1. any of several tropical American trees of the genus Swietenia, especially S. mahagoni and S. macrophylla, yielding hard, reddish-brown wood used for making furniture. 2. the wood itself. 3. any of various similar trees or their wood. Compare , . 4. a reddish-brown color. adjective 5. pertaining […]
noun 1. the plant family Meliaceae, characterized by tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs having alternate, pinnate leaves, usually branched clusters of flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or leathery capsule, and including the chinaberry, cedars of the genus Cedrela, and mahoganies of the genera Swietenia and Khaya.
dance, the father of four sons (1 Kings 4:31) who were inferior in wisdom only to Solomon.