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Noun: ivory  I-vu-ree
  1. A hard smooth material coloured dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants, walruses and similar animals
    - tusk
  2. A shade of white the colour of bleached bones
    - bone, pearl, off-white

Derived forms: ivories

Type of: dentin [N. Amer], dentine, white, whiteness

Part of: tusk

Encyclopedia: Ivory, Maryland