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Definitions for: IVORY
- (n.) The hard, white, opaque, fine-grained substance constituting the tusks of the elephant. It is a variety of dentine, characterized by the minuteness and close arrangement of the tubes, as also by their double flexure. It is used in manufacturing articles of ornament or utility.
- (n.) The tusks themselves of the elephant, etc.
- (n.) Any carving executed in ivory.
- (n.) Teeth; as, to show one's ivories.