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tr.v. eb·on·ized, eb·on·iz·ing, eb·on·iz·es
To stain black like ebony.
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(Furniture) (tr) to stain or otherwise finish in imitation of ebony
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v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to stain or finish black in imitation of ebony.
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Past participle: ebonized
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|Verb||1.||ebonize - stain black to make it look like ebony|
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
stain - color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
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