Translation of "ivory" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈaɪ.vər.i/ us /ˈaɪ.vɚ.i/

[ U ] the hard yellowish-white substance that forms the tusks of some animals such as elephants, used especially in the past to make decorative objects

intricately carved ivory earrings 精雕細琢的象牙耳飾
a ban on ivory trading 象牙交易禁令

[ C usually plural ] an object made from ivory

a collection of Japanese ivories 日本象牙製品藏品

(Translation of “ivory” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)