a fine black pigment made by calcining ivory.
a black pigment obtained by grinding charred scraps of ivory in oil
noun 1. a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km). Capital: Abidjan. noun 1. the Ivory Coast, the former name (until 1986) of Côte d’Ivoire Republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea, bordered by Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to […]
- Ivory exostosis
ivory exostosis i·vo·ry exostosis (ī’və-rē, īv’rē) n. A small, rounded, extremely dense tumor arising from a bone, usually one of the cranial bones.
noun 1. a white, arctic gull, Pagophila eburnea. noun 1. a white gull, Pagophila (or Larus) eburneus, mostly confined to arctic regions
noun 1. the seed of a low, South American palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa, yielding vegetable ivory. 2. a similar seed from other palms. noun 1. the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc 2. any similar seed from other palms