satinwood

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sat·in·wood / ˈsatnˌwoŏd/ • n. 1. glossy yellowish timber from a tropical tree, valued for cabinetwork. 2. the tropical hardwood tree of the rue family that produces this timber. Two species: Ceylon satinwood (Chloroxylon swietenia), native to India and Sri Lanka, and West Indian (or Jamaican) satinwood (Zanthoxylum flava), native to the Caribbean, Bermuda, and southern Florida.

satinwood

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satinwood See CHLOROXYLON.