Definition of red mahogany in English:

red mahogany

noun

  • 1A light-coloured variety of tropical American mahogany (the wood of trees of the genus Swietenia).

  • 2Australian any of several eucalypts with hard red wood, especially Eucalyptus resinifera.

  • 3A kind of African mahogany, Khaya nyasica.

Origin

Late 18th century.