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 for ebonite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ebonite \Eb"on*ite\, n. (Chem.)
     A hard, black variety of vulcanite. It may be cut and
     polished, and is used for many small articles, as combs and
     buttons, and for insulating material in electric apparatus.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural
           rubber [syn: hard rubber, vulcanite, ebonite]

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