ebonite

noun
eb·​o·​nite | \ ˈe-bə-ˌnīt How to pronounce ebonite (audio) \

Definition of ebonite

: hard rubber especially when black

Examples of ebonite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The former features an ebonite feed and an 18-karat gold nib available in a variety of sizes. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of ebonite

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Ebonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ebonite. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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