Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. variegated like marble
  • adj. covered or overlaid with marble

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Variegated like marble; covered or overlaid with marble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 1. Made like marble, or invested with marble as a covering. Compare marbled, marbleize.
  • In botany, traversed with veins as in some kinds of marble.

Etymologies

Latin marmoratus, past participle of marmorate ("to overlay with marble"). (Wiktionary)

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