Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or like marble.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or like, marble.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Containing, or similar to, marble.

Etymologies

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From Latin marmor (marble) +‎ -aceous

Examples

  • And take a look now at some of other words he had to handle during the finals -- something like "marmoraceous," "mistassini," "solfeggio" -- I really have no idea if I'm saying any of these right, but it sounds good for now.

    CNN Transcript May 30, 2003

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