inkstone

noun
ink·​stone | \ ˈiŋk-ˌstōn How to pronounce inkstone (audio) \

Definition of inkstone

: a stone used in Chinese art and calligraphy on which dry ink and water are mixed

First Known Use of inkstone

1732, in the meaning defined above

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“Inkstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inkstone. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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