Definition of “ivory” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “ivory” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)