Ebonics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Ebon·​ics | \ ē-ˈbä-niks How to pronounce Ebonics (audio) , i-, e- \

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First Known Use of Ebonics

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ebonics

blend of ebony and phonics

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“Ebonics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ebonics. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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