green ebony


: an ebony of a greenish color
: a tree of the genus Diospyros (as D. melanoxylon) yielding such ebony

Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of green ebony was in 1665

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“Green ebony.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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