[eb-uh n] /ˈɛb ən/

(def 6).
noun, adjective
a poetic word for ebony

“ebony wood, ebony tree,” mid-15c.; see ebony. Figurative sense of “dark, black” is from 1590s; in some cases a poetic shortening of ebony.


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