A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (material)
a. ivory
El marfil de los colmillos de los elefantes está muy cotizado en el mercado.The ivory from elephantstusks is very valued in the market.
2. (color)
a. ivory
El pintor hizo una obra revolucionaria sólo con pinturas de ébano y marfil.The painter did a revolutionary piece using only ebony and ivory paint.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ivory
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1 (material) ivory
(de) color marfil ivory; ivory-coloured o ivory-colored; (EEUU)
un cura enfundado en una casulla color marfil tela de color marfil
2 (Latinoamérica) (peine) fine-toothed comb
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