1 [mass noun] Glossy yellowish timber from a tropical tree, valued for cabinetmaking.
- This is a Federal-period game table by Robert G. Stevenson of mahogany, primavera, satinwood, ebony, holly, and pine.
- The table tops, segmented in satinwood and mahogany, are from the same cut of veneer.
- The latter is composed of two major blocks, a horizontal one lacquered white, juxtaposed with a more vertical unit made of Madagascar ebony with satinwood and maple interiors.
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