In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wood)caoba feminine(furniture) (before noun) de caoba
- The 1962 yacht, crafted from mahogany and teak, takes two guests.
- Artisans carve objects (ranging from wall hangings to furniture) from mahogany and other tropical hardwoods.
- All the furniture was mahogany, from the four poster bed, to the vanity and armoir.
- Grain patterns in the mahogany are too indistinct to establish that boards in the two tables came from the same tree, although such comparisons often prove very useful.
- Wood benches made from hardwood such as teak, redwood, mahogany, or cedar can stay outside year-round.
- The bath was enormous, shiny white and surrounded by a wide shelf of polished mahogany.
- He walked the 300 metre long hall, carved from antique mahogany and adorned with precious gems and family portraits.
- The desks and chairs and some furniture were made of antique mahogany.
- Unlike the main hall, Quinn's office was made out of rich, dark mahogany.
- Both Old and New World mahoganies are considered to be very good for guitar backs and sides, particularly for recording instruments.
- I gazed at the mahogany of the desk, the long scar made there by a shattering coffee mug almost three years ago.
- Traditionally, guitars are made from the world's finest cuts of mahogany and rosewood harvested from rainforests in countries like Brazil.
- Recently commissioned pieces include a cubed coffee table in maple, mahogany and teak which doubles as a chessboard, and a laminated cherry and walnut lamp with a carved design.
- Stockpiles of pine, cherry, hickory, cedar, hard pine, and mahogany were inventoried in the pattern shop.
- The five woods most commonly used in furniture production are cherry, walnut, oak, maple and mahogany.
- So you'll notice dark-colored wood such as mahogany, and rich colors like burgundy, forest green, yellow, and shades of beige.
- That bassoon he played was made out of rich mahogany with red-gold keys.
- While the other built-in wardrobes are teak, mahogany is used in the final bedroom.
- The deep mahogany of the grand piano surrounded and enveloped her plump figure.
- The furniture was all mahogany and classic looking.
2also mahogany treecaoba feminine
3(color)caoba masculinecolor caoba masculine(invariable adjective) (before noun) caoba
- There was one girl next to her about the same height as Kelsey with rich wavy mahogany hair, a spray of freckles on her face, and dark, chocolate eyes.
- The carpet, a rich red mahogany, sunk a little to the touch, making it pleasant to walk on.
- My eldest son's holiday reading was the brand new Harry Potter and, with his sun-streaked hair and mahogany tan, he looked like a local.
- Her deep red hair was the rich colour of mahogany and her eyes were a warm leaf green.
- She tucked a strand of mahogany brown hair that had come loose from her braid behind her ear and smiled at Royce.
- Although it is not large and the wood is a thick mahogany colour, the venue is afforded an airy feeling by the large windows with views out onto Hughes' Bridge and Sligo Harbour.
- Chien was seven years her senior and looked more Filipino than Chinese with his tan complexion, mahogany brown eyes and lanky figure.
- The walls were a dark rose, the carpet was a dark charcoal color, and the dresser was a deep mahogany.
- Her hair, long, and the colour of mahogany, swished like water.
- Merle was standing in the middle of the garden in her black trousers and white blouse, the sunlight highlighting the red and bronze of her mahogany hair.
- Folly has now been followed up with the release of a second, stronger offering, Executioner, a 4.5 per cent dark beer, with a rich mahogany, almost reddish colour.
- The other was a mare the color of narra, a wood that her Pappy used throughout his house in Maui, a reddish brown richer than mahogany.
- Cam had to knock again before the door opened, the guy was a little shorter than me with mahogany hair and warm brown eyes.
- He covered his disbelief with a feigned smile, walking his wrinkled fingers across the deep mahogany colored desk.
- The floor was a white marble, the walls were made of carved white plaster, the bed was made of a rich mahogany colour, and there wasn't any glass in the windows.
- He wheeled around to see a young woman with wonderful mahogany hair, a few inches taller than himself, looking vaguely concerned.
- Stained a deliciously rich mahogany color, the inside of the Threepersons is light tan.
- He had dark mahogany hair that was parted in the middle and fell just below his cheekbones, half covering his dark eyes.
- A pale face peeked out from behind a long fall of mahogany hair and light green eyes stood out against too much black eyeliner.
- Celest stands outside the movie theater dressed in a short black dress, her long mahogany hair combed back hanging loose on her back cascading over her shoulders.
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