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ebon

[ eb-uhn ]
/ ˈɛb ən /
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Definition of ebon

adjective
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Origin of ebon

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English eban, ebyn “ebony,” Anglo-French eban(ne), Old French eban, ebaine, from Medieval Latin ebanus, for Latin (h)ebenus, from Greek ébenos, of Semitic origin
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British Dictionary definitions for ebon

ebon
/ (ˈɛbən) /

noun, adjective
a poetic word for ebony

Word Origin for ebon

C14: from Latin hebenus; see ebony
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