Definition of ebony :
1. A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green.
2. Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance.
black (part of speech: adjective)
wood (part of speech: noun)
tree (part of speech: noun)
cypress, eucalyptus, rosewood, poplar, tamarack, mahogany, butternut, laurel, balsa, lemon, acacia, mulberry, cassia, dogwood, avocado, yew, redwood, banyan, balsam, mimosa, weeping willow, willow, mountain ash, pear, sycamore, hickory, cashew, pecan, orange, elder, gum, lime, linden, teak, juniper, quince, oak, fir, sequoia, almond, palm, fig, peach, breadfruit, spruce, coconut, apple, chestnut, citron, larch, apricot, magnolia, ash, locust, alder, sandalwood, mangrove, papaya, cedar, aspen, elm, cottonwood, beech, cherry, pine, maple, tree, walnut, birch, ironwood
- Almost I expected to see the Heart rise up in the ebony and silver box, and the box opening. - "The Heather-Moon", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
- Under this was a divan and silken cushions, and near it a small Moorish table of ebony inlaid with mother- of- pearl and gold. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.
- A giant in ebony carried me off, and trotted as he went, to the delight of some of his comrades; but I was accustomed to riding, and patted his black head approvingly. - "Six Months at the Cape", R.M. Ballantyne.