Definition of green ebony in English:

green ebony

noun

  • More fully "green ebony wood". The hard greenish wood of any of several tropical trees; especially (a) that of the South American tree Jacaranda mimosifolia, formerly used as a dyewood; (b) that of the ebony, Diospyros melanoxylon, found chiefly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Hooke (1635–1703), natural philosopher. From green + ebony.

Pronunciation

green ebony

/ˌɡriːn ˈɛb(ə)ni//ˌɡriːn ˈɛbəni/