ebony

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Noun[change]

Singular
ebony

Plural
ebonies

  1. (usually before a noun) Ebony is a deep black colour.
    The bathroom has marble tiles and a beautiful ebony tub.
    She was a strong woman with flashing black eyes and ebony skin.
  2. (uncountable) Ebony is a very hard very dark wood, often used for black piano keys.