Definition of Swietinia

1. Noun. Tropical American mahogany trees.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swietinia

Swedish meatball
Swedish mile
Swedish monetary unit
Swedish rye
Swedish rye bread
Swedishness
Swedophone
Sweeney Todd
Sweet Sixteen
Sweet Swan of Avon
Sweet William
Swertia
Swertia perennia
Swertia speciosa
Swick
Swietinia (current term)
Swietinia macrophylla
Swietinia mahogani
Swift Current
Swiftian
Swinburne
Swindon
Swindonian
Swindonians
Swinging Sixties
Swisher
Swiss
Swiss-French Sign Language
Swiss-German
Swiss-German Sign Language

Literary usage of Swietinia

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1. Notes on Central America: Particularly the States of Honduras and San by Ephraim George Squier (1855)
"And here it may be observed that the mahogany-tree of Honduras (Swietinia, Mahogoni), in respect of its vast size and magnificent foliage, is entitled to be ..."

2. Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical by Ephraim George Squier (1870)
"... body of the inhabitants of the state, it is entitled to a first consideration. And here it may be observed that the mahogany-tree of Honduras (Swietinia ..."

3. Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants by William Roxburgh (1832)
"This tree has nearly the flowers of Melia, Trichilia, and Swietinia, but the fruit of Murraya ; it may therefore constitute a new genus. ..."

4. Notes on Central America: Particularly the States of Honduras and San by Ephraim George Squier (1855)
"And here it may be observed that the mahogany-tree of Honduras (Swietinia, Mahogoni), in respect of its vast size and magnificent foliage, is entitled to be ..."

5. Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical by Ephraim George Squier (1870)
"... body of the inhabitants of the state, it is entitled to a first consideration. And here it may be observed that the mahogany-tree of Honduras (Swietinia ..."

6. Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants by William Roxburgh (1832)
"This tree has nearly the flowers of Melia, Trichilia, and Swietinia, but the fruit of Murraya ; it may therefore constitute a new genus. ..."

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