acacia, ailanthus, alder, alligator pear, allspice, almond, apple, apricot, ash, aspen, atramentous, avocado, balsa, balsam, banyan, bass, basswood, bay, bayberry, beamless, beech, beechwood, betel palm, birch, black, black as coal, black as ebony
, black as ink, black as midnight, black as night, black race, blackness, buckeye, burl, butternut, buttonwood, cacao, caliginous, candleberry, cashew, cassia, catalpa, charcoal, cherry, chestnut, chinquapin, cinnamon, citron, clove, coal, coal-black, coaly, coconut, cork, cork oak, crow, cypress, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkling, darkness, darksome, deep black, dogwood, ebon, eclipsed, elder, elm, eucalyptus, fig, fir, frankincense, grapefruit, guava, gum, gumwood, hawthorn, hazel, hemlock, henna, hickory, holly, hop tree, horse chestnut, ink, ink-black, inkiness, inky, ironwood, jet, jetty, juniper, kumquat, laburnum, lancewood, larch, laurel, lemon, lime, linden, litchi, litchi nut, locust, logwood, magnolia, mahogany, mango, mangrove, maple, medlar, melanism, midnight, mountain ash, mulberry, night, night-black, night-clad, night-cloaked, night-dark, night-enshrouded, night-filled, night-mantled, night-veiled, nigrescence, nigritude, nigrous, nutmeg, oak, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, occulted, olive, orange, palm, papaw, papaya, peach, pear, pecan, persimmon, pine, pistachio, pitch, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, plane, plum, pomegranate, poplar, quince, raffia palm, rain tree, raven, raven-black, rayless, redwood, sable, sandalwood, sassafras, senna, sequoia, sloe, sloe-black, sloe-colored, smoke, smut, soot, spruce, starless, sumac, sunless, sycamore, tangerine, tar, tar-black, tarry, teak, tenebrious, tenebrose, tenebrous, tulip tree, unilluminated, unlighted, unlit, walnut, willow, witch hazel, yew
blackness darkness, (want of light), swartliness, lividity, dark color, tone, color, chiaroscuro, nigrification, infuscation, jet, ink, ebony
, coal pitch, soot, charcoal, sloe, smut, raven, crow, negro, blackamoor, man of color, nigger, darkie, Ethiop, black, buck, nigger, coon, sambo, lampblack, ivory black, blueblack, writing ink, printing ink, printer's ink, Indian ink, India ink, in mourning.
be black, render black, blacken, infuscate, denigrate, blot, blotch, smutch, smirch, darken, black, sable, swarthy, somber, dark, inky, ebony
, ebon, atramentous, jetty, coal-black, jet-black, fuliginous, pitchy, sooty, swart, dusky, dingy, murky, Ethiopic, low-toned, low in tone, of the deepest dye, black as jet, black as my hat, black as a shoe, black as a tinker's pot, black as November, black as thunder, black as midnight, nocturnal, nigrescent, gray, obscure.