Meaning of sapele

sa•pe•le

Pronunciation: (su-pē'lē), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe mahoganylike wood of any of several African trees of the genus Entandrophragma, used for making furniture.
  2. a tree, esp. Entandrophragma cylindricum, of the mahogany family, yielding this wood. Also called
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