ebontree

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ebon +‎ tree

Noun[edit]

ebontree (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) ebony wood
    • 1626, Francis Bacon, Sylva Sylvarum, Or, A Naturall Historie: In Ten Centuries
      These following bodies do not draw: smaragd, achates, corneolus, pearl, jaspis, chalcedonius, alabaster, porphyry, coral, marble, touchstone, haematites, or bloodstone; smyris, ivory, bones, ebontree, cedar, cypress, pitch, softer rosin, []