Synonyms for mahogany
- burnt sienna
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAHOGANY
Only two materials are used in the construction of this hull, aluminum and mahogany.
The boards are made from 1/8-inch mahogany, which can be obtained at any lumber-yard.
In both were the old-fashioned 33 mahogany furniture of our great-grandfathers.
The doors were of mahogany as was likewise the wainscoting of the staircases.
“Half-past ten,” he said, glancing at the mahogany chime-clock on the mantelpiece.
There, in mahogany and curved-glass wardrobe, are relics of sister Edith.
Every spring Elizabeth polished the mahogany until it shone.
In some woods, as sweet gum and mahogany, it brings up the figure.
The bed would have to be uncovered, you know; and the mahogany wash-stand might be splashed.
So that the more knotted and gnarled a log of mahogany is, the better.
1670s, from Spanish mahogani, of unknown origin; perhaps from the tree's native name in Maya (Honduras). As an adjective from 1730.