Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • [capitalized] In the classification of late geological deposits bearing human relics, a subdivision of the Paleolithic section in France.
  • Relating to or made of ivory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made of or relating to ivory.

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  • adjective made of ivory
  • adjective white as ivory

Etymologies

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Latin eburneus

Examples

  • Pagophila eburnean), Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens), ringed seal, hooded seal (Cystophora cristata), narwhal (

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  • Pagophila eburnean), Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens), ringed seal, hooded seal (Cystophora cristata), narwhal (

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  • Pagophila eburnean), Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens), ringed seal, hooded seal (Cystophora cristata), narwhal (

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  • Like, pertaining to, or made of ivory.

    September 14, 2007

  • ...played with a toy cue on the billiard cloth of an oblong board with holes and hoops, bells and pins among which the ping-pong-sized eburnean ball zigzagged with bix-pix concussions.

    - Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor

    June 5, 2008

  • ivory-color with a slightly yellow shade

    June 22, 2015