Definition of Chloroxylon

1. Noun. Deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka.

Exact synonyms: Genus Chloroxylon
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Meliaceae, Mahogany Family, Meliaceae
Member holonyms: Chloroxylon Swietenia, Satinwood, Satinwood Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chloroxylon

Chloranthus
Chloraseptic
Chloris
Chloris gayana
Chloris truncata
Chlorococcales
Chlorococcum
Chloromycetin
Chlorophis
Chlorophoneus
Chlorophoneus nigrifrons
Chlorophthalmidae
Chlorophyceae
Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chlorophyta
Chloroxylon (current term)
Chloroxylon swietenia
Chlorura
Chlorura chlorura
Choanotaenia infundibulum
Chocenyo
Chochenyo
Choco tinamou
Choco tinamous
Choctaw
Choctaw turn
Choctaws
Chod
Chodzko's reflex
Choeronycteris

Literary usage of Chloroxylon

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1. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"How far the chloroxylon ... now prepared to state ; but the reader may refer to the work above mentioned, and compare what is there said of the chloroxylon ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... chloroxylon, Roxb. —This never grows to be a large tree, but its timber is beautiful. It is faid to be the fatin wood of the ..."

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