Other Word Forms of Ebony
Origin of Ebony
From earlier hebeny, from Middle English ebenif, hebenyf (influenced by Late Latin hebeninus), from Ecclesiastical Latin ebenius (“of ebony”), from Latin hebenus (“ebon tree”), from Ancient Greek ἔβενος (ebenos), from Egyptian (hbny).
Probably from Middle English hebenyf ebony wood from alteration of Late Latin hebeninus of ebony from Greek ebeninos from ebenos ebony tree from Egyptian hbny
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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