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noun (ivor, ies, -)
  1. (uncountable) The hard white form of dentine which forms the tusks of elephants, walruses and other animals.
  2. (colour) A creamy white color, colour, the colour of ivory.
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    1. Something made from or resembling ivory.
    2. (collective singular or in plural) The teeth.
    3. (collective singular or in plural) The keys of a piano.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ivoorkleur
  • French: ivoire
  • German: Elfenbein
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: avorio
  • Spanish: marfil
adjective 
  1. Made of ivory.
  2. Resembling or having the colour of ivory.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ivoorkleurig, ivoorkleurige
  • Spanish: de marfil
  • German: elfenbeinfarben
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Old French yvoire (modern ivoire), from Latin ebur "ivory", related to Egyptian Abw, Coptic ebou "elephant".


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