Synonyms of ebony


1. coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black, black, blackness, inkiness

usage: a very dark black

2. ebony, wood

usage: hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

3. ebony, ebony tree, Diospyros ebenum, tree

usage: tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork


1. ebon, ebony, achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral

usage: of a very dark black

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