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vegetable ivory

noun
1.
ivory (def 9).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for vegetable ivory

vegetable ivory

noun
1.
the hard whitish material obtained from the endosperm of the ivory nut: used to make buttons, ornaments, etc
2.
another name for the ivory nut
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