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ivory

i·vo·ry

ivory

 
pronunciation:
aI v ri [or] aIv ri
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: ivories
definition 1: the hard, white, toothlike substance that forms the tusks of elephants and other animals.
definition 2: an article such as a carving that is made of this or a similar substance.
definition 3: an elephant tusk.
definition 4: a pale yellowish white color.
definition 5: (informal; often pl.) something made of or resembling ivory, such as piano keys, dice, or a set of human teeth.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: composed or made of ivory.
an ivory inlay
definition 2: of or pertaining to the color ivory.
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