Meaning of EBONY in English

EBONY

I. eb ‧ o ‧ ny 1 /ˈebəni/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: ebenus , from Egyptian hbnj ]

a hard black wood

II. ebony 2 BrE AmE adjective literary

black:

her ebony hair

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