Definition of Chloroxylon
1. Noun. Deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka.
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
Literary usage of Chloroxylon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."