Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ebony

3 senses of ebony

Sense 1
coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black -- (a very dark black)
       => black, blackness, inkiness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white))

Sense 2
ebony -- (hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys)
       => wood -- (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Sense 3
ebony, ebony tree, Diospyros ebenum -- (tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork)
       => tree -- (a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms)

Antonyms of adj ebony

1 sense of ebony

Sense 1
ebon, ebony -- (of a very dark black)

INDIRECT (VIA achromatic) -> chromatic -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

Similarity of adj ebony

1 sense of ebony

Sense 1
ebon, ebony -- (of a very dark black)
       => achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

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