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English[]

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Organ keyboard, with wooden keys of ebony (dark) and maple (light).

Etymology[]

Middle English misreading of the Latin ebeneus (ebon, of ebony), from ebenus (ebony tree), from Ancient Greek ἔβενος (ebenos), ebony tree), from Template:Egy[[Category:Template:Egy derivations|Ebony]] Template:Egyp:<hiero>U13:N35-Z4:M3</hiero>

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Ebony

Plural
ebonies

Ebony (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. A deep, dark black colour.
    Ebony colour:   

Translations[]

Adjective[]

ebony

  1. Made of ebony wood.
  2. A deep, dark black colour.
    ebony colour:   

Translations[]

Derived terms[]

  • Ebonics
  • Jamaican ebony
  • West Indian ebony

Related terms[]

  • ebon
  • ebonise
  • ebonite

See also[]

  • calamander
  • cocuswood
  • tendu
  • Appendix:Colours

Anagrams[]

  • benoy,
  • boney

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