cherry mahogany

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makore, African cherry, cherry mahogany

A moderately hard, heavy wood of West Africa, pinkish to red-brown in color; resembles mahogany and American cherry; used for cabinets, flooring, and plywood.
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The supplier constructs its products from high-quality wood grains, including maple, cherry mahogany and medium oak.
The "Double Play" desk is available in oak, maple and cherry mahogany, with black accenting.
Makore (Tieghemella heckelii) from the African Gold Coast and Nigeria is often called African cherry or cherry mahogany.