- to play the piano
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Origin of Ivory
From Middle English ivorie, from Anglo-Norman ivurie, from Latin eboreus (“in or of ivory”) adjective of ebur (“ivory”) (genitive eboris), from Coptic [script?] ebou (“elephant”) , from Egyptian (ȝbw).
Middle English ivorie from Old French ivoire, ivurie from Latin eboreus of ivory from ebur ebor- ivory from Coptic ebou elephant from Egyptian ’bw
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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