Eburnean
Eburnean E*bur"ne*an, a. [L. eburneus, fr. ebur ivory. See {Ivory}.] Made of or relating to ivory. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ivory — I vo*ry ([imac] v[ o]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Ivories}. [OE. ivori, F. ivoire, fr. L. eboreus made of ivory, fr. ebur, eboris, ivory, cf. Skr. ibha elephant. Cf. {Eburnean}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The hard, white, opaque, fine grained substance constituting …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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