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Ivory

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I'VORY, n. L. ebur. The tusk of an elephant, a hard, solid substance, of a fine white color. This tooth is sometimes six or seven feet in length, hollow from the base to a certain highth, and filled with a compact medullary substance, seeming to contain a great number of glands. The ivory of Ceylon and Achem does not become yellow in wearing, and hence is preferred to that of Guinea.

I'VORY, a. Consisting of ivory as an ivory comb.


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Entry for 'Ivory'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/i/ivory.html.

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