marmoreal


mar·mo·re·al

adjective \mär-ˈmr-ē-əl\

Definition of MARMOREAL

:  of, relating to, or suggestive of marble or a marble statue especially in coldness or aloofness
mar·mo·re·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Variants of MARMOREAL

mar·mo·re·al also mar·mo·re·an \-ē-ən\

Origin of MARMOREAL

Latin marmoreus, from marmor marble
First Known Use: 1656

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato

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