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ivory
American English: /ˈaɪv(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈʌɪv(ə)ri/

Translation of ivory in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • 1.1 (material) she collects ivory
    colecciona objetos de marfil
    to tickle the ivories [slang] [dated]
    tocar el piano
    Example sentences
    • South Africa and Namibia seek amendments to regulations on trade in ivory from elephant tusks which CITES banned in 1989.
    • Back then they were taking ivory from elephants and walruses.
    • Rather than being carved in elephant ivory, they have been made from a walrus tusk, a material commonly used in northern Europe for such objects at this time.
    1.2 (color)
    Example sentences
    • Olivia wore an ivory satin and net dress and carried a hand-tied bouquet of burgundy calla lilies.
    • The walls were a soft ivory and the ceiling was artistic, like those in Italian churches.
    • Softness emerged in flou with various artsy embroideries, and in a divine dress made from rows of frayed silk in ivory, brown and aqua.

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