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Found 3 items, similar to ebony.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ebony abnus, kayu karang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ebony ebony adj : very dark black [syn: ebon] ebony n 1: a very dark black [syn: coal black, jet black, pitch black , sable, soot black] 2: hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys 3: tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork [syn: Diospyros ebenum]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ebony Ebony \Eb"on*y\, n.; pl. Ebonies. [F. ['e]b[`e]ne, L. ebenus, fr. Gr. ?; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. hobn[=i]m, pl. Cf. Ebon.] A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green. [1913 Webster] Note: The finest black ebony is the heartwood of Diospyros reticulata , of the Mauritius. Other species of the same genus (D. Ebenum, Melanoxylon, etc.), furnish the ebony of the East Indies and Ceylon. The West Indian green ebony is from a leguminous tree (Brya Ebenus ), and from the Exc[ae]caria glandulosa. [1913 Webster] Ebony \Eb"on*y\, a. Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance. [1913 Webster] This ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling. --Poe. [1913 Webster]


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