Pronunciation: (su-pē'lē), [key]
1. Also called aboudikro. the 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 sape'le mahog'any.
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