HyperDic: ebony

English > 4 senses of the word ebony:
NOUNattributeebony, coal black, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot blacka very dark black / black
plantebonyhard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree
plantebony, ebony tree, Diospyros ebenumtropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork / cabinetwork
ADJECTIVEallebony, ebonof a very dark black
ebony > pronunciation
Soundseh'bahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > ebony: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a very dark black.
Synonymebon
Broaderachromatic, neutralHaving no hue
Spanishébano
English > ebony: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA very dark black / black.
Synonymscoal black, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black
Broaderblack, blackness, inkinessThe quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
Spanishcarbón, ébano, sable
Catalaneben
Verbsebonizestain black to make it look like ebony
English > ebony: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningHard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork / cabinetwork and for piano keys.
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofebony, ebony tree, Diospyros ebenumTropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork / cabinetwork
Spanishabenuz, ébano
Catalanbanús, eben
English > ebony: 4 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningTropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork / cabinetwork.
Synonymsebony tree, Diospyros ebenum
Member ofDiospyros, genus DiospyrosA genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
SubstancesebonyHard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree
Spanishébano
Catalanbanús, eben

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