A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green.
- Any of various tropical Asian or African trees of the genus Diospyros.
- The wood of such a tree, especially the hard black heartwood of D. ebenum or certain other species, used in cabinetwork and inlaying and for piano keys.
- The hard dark wood of various other trees.
- The color black; ebon.
- Made of or suggesting ebony.
- Black in color.