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vegetable ivory

vegetable ivory

noun

Definition of VEGETABLE IVORY

1
:  the hard white opaque endosperm of the ivory nut that takes a high polish and is used as a substitute for ivory
2
:  ivory nut

First Known Use of VEGETABLE IVORY

1842

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