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ebony

noun [U] uk   /ˈeb.ən.i/ us  

ebony noun [U] (WOOD)

a very hard dark wood of a tropical tree, used especially for making furniture

ebony

adjective uk   /ˈeb.ən.i/ literary us  

ebony adjective (BLACK)

black: her ebony hair
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