Translation of mahogany in Spanish:

mahogany

Pronunciation: /məˈhɑːgəni; məˈhɒgəni/

n (pl -nies)

  • 1.1 u (wood) caoba (f); (before n) [furniture] de caoba
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    • Artisans carve objects (ranging from wall hangings to furniture) from mahogany and other tropical hardwoods.
    • The furniture was all mahogany and classic looking.
    • Stockpiles of pine, cherry, hickory, cedar, hard pine, and mahogany were inventoried in the pattern shop.
    1.2 c mahogany (tree) caoba (f) 1.3 u (color) (color (m)) caoba (m); (before n) caoba (adj inv)
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    • Her deep red hair was the rich colour of mahogany and her eyes were a warm leaf green.
    • Folly has now been followed up with the release of a second, stronger offering, Executioner, a 4.5 per cent dark beer, with a rich mahogany, almost reddish colour.
    • There was one girl next to her about the same height as Kelsey with rich wavy mahogany hair, a spray of freckles on her face, and dark, chocolate eyes.

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