English version

ebony

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishebonyeb‧o‧ny1 /ˈebəni/ noun [uncountable]  TIa hard black wood
Examples from the Corpus
ebonyA block of ebony was climbing above the horizon, eclipsing the stars ahead.A word of advice if you are planning to work in solid ebony, stock up on dust masks!
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ebonyebony2 adjective literary  CCblack her ebony hair
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ebonyCharles threw back the sheet and lifted the ebony cover on the keyboard.She was tall and slim with a huge curly Afro like a crown above her smooth sharp-boned ebony face.She had long ebony hair.
EbonyEbony trademark  a US monthly magazine especially for african americans Voice, The
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