1. The color perceived in the absence of light. He preferred black shoes.
2. Of a place without light. It was a black night.
3. Coffee of tea served without cream. She wanted her coffee black.
4. Of, relating to, or belonging to a racial group having brown to black skin, especially on of African origin. The Black population of South Africa is large.

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Shown is the color black