mahoe mahoe

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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. (n) 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

Usage(s):

  • They microscopically examined the rugs to see whether the short hairs were King Ti-mahoe's or those of the Head of State's crew-cut former adviser.
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