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Latin

ebur Bȳzantīnum (a Byzantine ivory)

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

ebur (genitive eboris); n, third declension

  1. ivory (material)
  2. a thing made of ivory.
  3. (figuratively) an elephant

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative ebur ebora
genitive eboris eborum
dative eborī eboribus
accusative ebur ebora
ablative ebore eboribus
vocative ebur ebora

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Meriam

Noun

ebur

  1. bird

Old High German

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *ebhuraz. Cognates include also Old English eofor, Old Norse jöfurr.

Noun

ebur m

  1. boar

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