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Nearly two dozen species, including the iconic ivory-billed woodpecker and several kinds of freshwater mussels, were declared extinct this week by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, after years of surveys failed to turn up any of them.
WHAT “EXTINCTION” REALLY MEANS — AND WHAT IT LEAVES OUTBENJI JONESSEPTEMBER 30, 2021VOX
These pretty wooden pumpkins, which come in a set that includes ivory and sage shades, look like the real thing.
FALL DECOR YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOWKORIN MILLERSEPTEMBER 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
In 1924, famed Cornell University ornithologist Arthur “Doc” Allen took the world’s first photograph of the ivory bill in Florida — just days before two collectors shot the mating pair.
IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER OFFICIALLY DECLARED EXTINCT, ALONG WITH 22 OTHER SPECIESDINO GRANDONISEPTEMBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I set about cleaning, dipping a rag into a bowl of milk and carefully wiping down the ivory keys.
SHOULD PARENTS CRY IN FRONT OF THEIR KIDS? I ASKED A PSYCHOLOGIST, AND MY 9-YEAR-OLD.CATHY ALTERAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Milk, according to ’70s-era design magazines, made ivory, well, ivory-er, and I was hard at work when my father stumbled onto the scene.
SHOULD PARENTS CRY IN FRONT OF THEIR KIDS? I ASKED A PSYCHOLOGIST, AND MY 9-YEAR-OLD.CATHY ALTERAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The fact that the tusks originated from many different herds hints that multiple communities in West Africa were involved in supplying the ivory.
IVORY FROM A 16TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK REVEALS NEW DETAILS ABOUT AFRICAN ELEPHANTSMARIA TEMMINGDECEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Future analyses of ivory uncovered at historical port sites could help solve the mystery.
IVORY FROM A 16TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK REVEALS NEW DETAILS ABOUT AFRICAN ELEPHANTSMARIA TEMMINGDECEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Stradiuarius made a few instruments inlaid with ebony and ivory round the edges.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Her Nazarites were whiter than snow, purer than milk, more ruddy than the old ivory, fairer than the sapphire.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Gwynne thought her a creature of infinite possibilities, beside whom Isabel was a statue in ivory.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO IVORY

  • achromatic
  • achromic
  • alabaster
  • anemic
  • ashen
  • blanched
  • bleached
  • bloodless
  • cadaverous
  • chalky
  • colorless
  • deathlike
  • doughy
  • fair
  • frosted
  • ghastly
  • hoary
  • ivory
  • light
  • milky
  • pale
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • peaked
  • pearly
  • sallow
  • silver
  • silvery
  • snowy
  • wan
  • waxen
  • waxy
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