Meaning of white mahogany in English:

white mahogany


  • Any of various pale timbers thought to resemble mahogany in quality; (also) any of various trees producing such timber, especially Eucalyptus acmenoides of Australia and primavera (Roseodendron donnell-smithii) of Mexico and Central America.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Bennett (1804–1893).