Definition of Honduras mahogany
1. Noun. An important Central American mahogany tree.
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Literary usage of Honduras mahogany
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In tho trade tho wood is generally classified under tho two heads of Spanish Mahogany and honduras mahogany or Baywood. The former comprises the rich, ..."
2. Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: Intended as a Work of General Reference by Charles Holtzapffel (1846)
"honduras mahogany ; but its pores frequently appear as if chalk had been rubbed ... HONDURAS Mahogany is imported in logs of larger size than the above, ..."
3. The Indian Forester (1880)
"honduras mahogany, 34 logs (14415£ ft.), from Belize, sold at ,3| d. to S£d. ; average 4J |d ... The cargo of honduras mahogany from Porto Cortes, 845 logs, ..."
4. An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Joseph Gwilt (1842)
"3-inch honduras mahogany doors, 2 panels, moulded on both sides. 2-inch Honduras mahogany doors, 4 panels, moulded and square. 2-inch honduras mahogany ..."
5. Elementary principles of carpentry by Thomas Tredgold (1853)
"The honduras mahogany is imported in logs of a larger size, that is, from 2 to 4 feet square, and 12 or 14 feet in length; some planks have been got 6 or 7 ..."
6. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"In this special example, the wood was honduras mahogany ; but in the general ... Specimens of honduras mahogany have come to market from which planks 7 feet ..."
7. Days at the Factories: Or, The Manufacturing Industry of Great Britain by George Dodd (1843)
"It is generally known that honduras mahogany is not so highly valued for ... But in the present case a tree of honduras mahogany, imported about sixteen ..."