Ebon definition

ĕbən
Made of ebony.
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Ebony.
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Black in color.
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(now poetic) Ebony; an ebony tree.
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(poetic) Made of ebony.
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(poetic) Black in colour.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ebon
Plural:
ebons

Origin of ebon

  • Middle English eban ebony wood from Old French from Latin hebenus, ebenus ebony tree from Greek ebenos ebony

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French eban (modern ébène), from Latin ebenus, from Ancient Greek ἔβενος (ebenos, “ebony tree”).

    From Wiktionary