any of several western North American shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercocarpus, of the rose family, having simple, leathery leaves and small, whitish flowers.
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How to use mountain mahogany in a sentence
Down to the torrent at the bottom of the cañon, and up its steep side, are large pines and live-oaks, mountain mahogany and cedar.A Truthful Woman in Southern California | Kate Sanborn
Take it out, said the old man, and hang it on yonder mountain mahogany.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony | Washington Matthews
The foreshaft was made of heavier wood, frequently mountain mahogany.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow | Saxton Pope
Into these, the soldiers stuffed great logs of mountain mahogany, and the fires were kept roaring day and night.Vanished Arizona | Martha Summerhayes
The surrounding trees were mountain mahogany and chokecherry.