green ebony

noun

Definition of green ebony

1a : an ebony of a greenish color
b : a tree of the genus Diospyros (as D. melanoxylon) yielding such ebony

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First Known Use of green ebony

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Green ebony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20ebony. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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