Cape ebony

noun

Definition of Cape ebony

1 : an African timber tree (Euclea pseudebenus)
2 : the valuable hard wood of the Cape ebony

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History and Etymology for Cape ebony

from Cape of Good Hope

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“Cape ebony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20ebony. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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