A small reservoir for ink. Also called inkstand. (noun)
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Use "inkwell" in a sentence
"The ink is very viscous and the inkwell is a very thin tube."
"And sure enough, when I push the stopper on the "inkwell" the glass tank turns red, and the doomed creatures become extinguished."
"The museum has the inkwell Abraham Lincoln used to write the Emancipation Proclamation."