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Ebony refers firstly to a dense black wood, and hence also to:
Plants and their wood
- In botany, the name also applies to a number of species in the genus Diospyros, particularly those with black or pale-streaked wood:
- Ceylon ebony (Diospyros ebenum)
- African Ebony (Diospyros mespiliformis)
- Black Ebony, Gaboon Ebony (Diospyros dendo)
- Black-and-white Ebony, Pale Moon Ebony (Diospyros malabarica)
- Makassar Ebony (Diospyros celebica)
- Coromandel Ebony (Diospyros melanoxylon)
- Mauritius Ebony (Diospyros tessellaria)
- Mun Ebony (Diospyros mun)
- Myrtle Ebony (Diospyros pentamera)
- New Guinea Ebony (Diospyros insularis)
- Queensland Ebony (Diospyros humilis)
- Red-fruited Ebony (Diospyros mabacea)
- On the island of St Helena it is the vernacular name of Trochetiopsis ebenus (the St Helena ebony), where the dark coloured wood is used for local inlay work.
- In the timber trade, the name has also been mis-applied to a number of other unrelated black-coloured woods
- Ebony (magazine)
- Ebony cameras
- Ebony, Prince Lumen's battle spider in Spider Riders
- Ebony White, the sidekick of comics character The Spirit
- "Ebony and Ivory", a 1982 single by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder.
- Ebony, a female professional wrestler from the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
- Ebony Experience, early name of the wrestling tag-team Harlem Heat
- Part of Stone-cum-Ebony, a civil parish in Kent
- Ebony, a fictional character from the TV series The Tribe (1999–2003), played by Meryl Cassie
- African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon), often mistaken for ebony
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