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Ebonics

[ih-bon-iks] /ɪˈbɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
Also, ebonics.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75, Americanism; blend of of ebony and phonics
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British Dictionary definitions for Ebonics

ebonics

/ɪˈbɒnɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (US) another name for African-American Vernacular English
Word Origin
C20: from ebony + phonics
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Word Origin and History for Ebonics
n.

"African-American vernacular English," 1975, as title of a book by U.S. professor R.L. Williams (b.1930); a blend of ebony and phonics.

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