What does the word mahogany mean?

Usage examples for mahogany

  1. East Indian vessels are sometimes built of mahogany, or other woods which last for immense periods. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. They'd recolored it- this time to a warm mahogany brown. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  3. It was very comfortably furnished in mahogany. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola