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ivorynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɑɪ·və·ri, ˈɑɪv·ri/
the hard white substance of the tusks (= long teeth growing outside the mouth) of some animals, such as elephants: an ivory statue
Ivory is also a yellow-white color.
(Definition of ivory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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ivorynoun

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 a ban on ivory trading
[C usually plural] an object made from ivory: a collection of Japanese ivories
(Definition of ivory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ivory”
in Korean 상아…
in Arabic عاج…
in Malaysian gading…
in French (en/d’)ivoire…
in Russian слоновая кость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 象牙, 象牙製品…
in Italian avorio…
in Turkish fildişi…
in Polish kość słoniowa…
in Spanish marfil…
in Vietnamese ngà voi…
in Portuguese marfim…
in Thai งาช้าง…
in German das Elfenbein, elfenbeinern…
in Catalan vori…
in Japanese 象牙(げ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 象牙, 象牙制品…
in Indonesian gading…
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