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A variety of ivory from the outside portion of the tusks (canine teeth) of the walrus. It has a dense texture and a core that is coarser than elephant ivory and hippopotamus ivory. Also called 'morse ivory'. A somewhat similar ivory is obtained from the sperm (cachalot) whale and wart hog.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson