Noun(1) a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses(2) a shade of white the color of bleached bones
(1) He was also accused of killing thousands of elephants for their tusks and smuggling ivory and sandalwood worth millions of dollars.(2) Currently, Namibia has over 40 tonnes of ivory , mostly from elephants killed in other countries and seized in Namibia while in transit.(3) a dagger with an ivory handle(4) Back then they were taking ivory from elephants and walruses.(5) She wore an ivory princess-line dress and carried a bouquet of cream roses.(6) The handle was made of ivory , and the design was intricate.(7) Ivory-producing states argue that the sale of legal ivory can offset the considerable costs associated with elephants.(8) Walrus ivory is derived from the male animal and usually has a much smaller cross-section.(9) He said there were not many captive elephants in Thailand with decent sized tusks to provide legal ivory to the market.(10) Colours this season are ivory , camel, many shades of brown, red, burgundy, moss and olive green, and, of course, black.(11) Softness emerged in flou with various artsy embroideries, and in a divine dress made from rows of frayed silk in ivory , brown and aqua.(12) The bride wore an ivory strapless satin dress with a sweetheart bodice, shoulder-length veil, full skirt and long train embroidered with baby pearls and sequins.(13) The colour of ivory differs markedly from creamy white to a rusty brown, especially if it has been exposed to light, or treated with a stain.(14) Rather than being carved in elephant ivory , they have been made from a walrus tusk, a material commonly used in northern Europe for such objects at this time.(15) Since the ban on the trade in ivory in 1989, elephant populations in Africa have generally stabilised and in some areas are increasing.(16) At last, my fingers slipped across the warm ivory of the gun handle, and I ripped it out from its hiding spot beneath the linens.
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