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English adjective: ebony

1. ebony of a very dark black


Similarachromatic, neutral


English noun: ebony

1. ebony (attribute) a very dark black

Synonymscoal black, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black

Broader (hypernym)black, blackness, inkiness

2. ebony (plant) hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

Broader (hypernym)wood

Substance meronymDiospyros ebenum, ebony, ebony tree

3. ebony (plant) tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork

SynonymsDiospyros ebenum, ebony tree

Broader (hypernym)tree

Member meronymDiospyros, genus Diospyros

Substance holonymebony

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