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  • n. a West Indian tree (Lysiloma sabicu)
  • n. the hard dark wood of the sabicu tree, which resembles mahogany in texture

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The very hard wood of a leguminous West Indian tree (Lysiloma Sabicu), valued for shipbuilding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The horse-flesh mahogany, Lysiloma Sabicu. Also savacu.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. West Indian tree yielding a hard dark brown wood resembling mahogany in texture and value
  • n. the wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany


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  • Four different species of cassias (pink, rainbow, coral and golden) were planted, some not commonly found in Key West, as well as a few Lysiloma sabicu native to Cuba. -


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