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"ebony" in British English

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ebonynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈeb.ən.i/

ebonyadjective

uk   us   /ˈeb.ən.i/ literary
  • ebony adjective (BLACK)

black: her ebony ​hair
(Definition of ebony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ebonynoun [U]

 us   /ˈeb·ə·ni/
a very hard, dark-colored ​wood, used esp. for making ​furniture
(Definition of ebony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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