Pronunciation: (mu-hog'u-nē),[key] —n., —pl.-nies, —adj. 1. any of several tropical American trees of the genus Swietenia, esp. S. mahagoni and S. macrophylla, yielding hard, reddish-brown wood used for making furniture.
2. the wood itself.
3. any of various similar trees or their wood. Cf. African mahogany, Philippine mahogany. 4. a reddish-brown color.
—adj. 1. pertaining to or made of mahogany.
2. of the color mahogany.