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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of black limestone, often polished for ornamental purposes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of black limestone, often polished for ornamental purposes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Lucullean marble or lumachelle.

Etymologies

From Lucullus, a Roman consul, famous for his great wealth and luxury: compare French lucullite. (Wiktionary)

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