ivory black definition

  • noun:
    • A black pigment ready from charred ivory.
    • a superb types of pet charcoal made by calcining ivory or bones. Whenever ground it will be the main ingredient of ink used in copperplate printing.
    • See under Black, n.
    • A fine smooth black pigment, prepared from ivory-dust by calcination in shut vessels, just as as boneblack.
    • a black pigment made from milling burnt ivory in oil

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