Meaning of “ebony” in the English Dictionary

"ebony" in British English

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ebonynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈeb.ən.i/ us /ˈeb.ən.i/

ebonyadjective

uk /ˈeb.ən.i/ 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)

"ebony" in American English

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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)