Definition of fossil ivory in English:

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fossil ivory


[mass noun]
Ivory from the tusks of a mammoth.
Example sentences
  • You can order one of Dozier's knives with any variety of handle material you wish - from jigged bone to fossil ivory.
  • These talismans were probably chunks of fossil ivory, gathered by Abenakis and other Algonquians.
  • The trio of turtles have sculpted shells made from fossil ivory, that has stained swirls and dots in it.

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