Complete Definition of "ebony"

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Etymology
Going back to the Greek, based on the Ancient Egyptian hbny. See ebon

Noun
en-noun|ebonies

  1. A hard, heavy, deep black wood from various subtropical and tropical trees, especially of the genus Diospyros.
  2. A tree that yields such wood.
  3. (colour) A deep, dark black colour.

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Translations
trans-top|wood
Catalan: èban, m
Danish: ibenholt
Dutch: ebben, ebbenhout
Finnish: eebenpuu
French: ébène f, bois d'ébène m
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German: Ebenholz n
Japanese: ã³ã¯ã¿ã³æ (kokutanzai)
Latin: hebaneus m
Norwegian: ibenholt
Polish: heban m
Russian: ÑÑÑное деÑево (Äórnoje d'ér'evo) n, Ñбеновое деÑево (eb'énovoje d'ér'evo) n
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trans-top|tree
Finnish: eebenpuu
Japanese: ã³ã¯ã¿ã³ (kokutan)
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Russian: ÑÑÑное деÑево (Äórnoje d'ér'evo) n, Ñбеновое деÑево (eb'énovoje d'ér'evo) n
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trans-top|colour
Catalan: èban, m
Finnish: pikimusta
German: Ebenholz n
Italian: ebano m
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Spanish: ébano m
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Adjective
ebony

  1. made of ebony
  2. colour a deep, dark black color|colour.

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Translations
trans-top|made of ebony
German: aus Ebenholz
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trans-top|colour
Catalan: èban, m
German: ebenholzfarben
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Derived terms
Jamaican ebony
West Indian ebony

Related terms
calamander
ebon
ebonise
ebonite

See also
cocuswood
tendu
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

Category:Blacks
Category:Colors
Category:Trees
Category:Woods

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