English version

ebony

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishebonyeb‧o‧ny1 /ˈebəni/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TIa hard black wood
Examples from the Corpus
ebony• A 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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ebony• Charles 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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