Old Poet. ebony
Origin of ebonMiddle English eban ; from Classical Latin ebenus, hebenus ; from Classical Greek ebenos ; from Egyptian hbny (from source Classical Hebrew (language) hovne)
- Made of ebony.
- Black in color.
Origin of ebonMiddle English eban, ebony wood, from Old French, from Latin hebenus, ebenus, ebony tree, from Greek ebenos; see ebony.
- (now poetic) Ebony; an ebony tree.
(comparative more ebon, superlative most ebon)
- (poetic) Made of ebony.
- (poetic) Black in colour.