The blanks are cut out of the shells by a steel tubular cutter, similar to that used in cutting the vegetable ivory.
The seeds are converted into flour, and also used as vegetable ivory.
He was bald—completely bald—his head looked like vegetable ivory, and in despair he consulted a Saville-row physician.
The fruit consists of a collection of six or seven drupes; each contains from six to nine seeds, the vegetable ivory of commerce.
The forests yield cinchona bark, caoutchouc, sarsaparilla, and vegetable ivory.
vegetable ivory, &c.—Some allusion may be made to vegetable ivory and artificial substitutes.
Rubber, copaiba, tolu, and vegetable ivory are gathered by Indians from the forests.
vegetable ivory is the seed or nut of a species of palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa).
Substitution of vegetable ivory for metal in buttons was attempted.
At these places the chief articles of merchandise are coffee, cacao, hides and vegetable ivory.