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German translation of “ivory”


noun, adjective /ˈaivəri/
(of) the hard white substance forming the tusks of an elephant, walrus etc
das Elfenbein;elfenbeinern
Ivory was formerly used to make piano keys ivory chessmen.
(Definition of ivory from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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