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Synonyms of mahoe

Noun


1. mahoe, majagua, mahagua, balibago, purau, Hibiscus tiliaceus, hibiscus

usage: shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament

2. Cuban bast, blue mahoe, mahoe, majagua, mahagua, Hibiscus elatus, hibiscus

usage: erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

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