Carrara marble

noun
Car·​ra·​ra marble
variants: or less commonly Carrara \ kəˈrärə , -​ˈȧ-​ \

Definition of Carrara marble

: a white statuary marble

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Other Words from Carrara marble

carraran \ -​rən \ adjective, usually capitalized

History and Etymology for Carrara marble

from Carrara (now part of Apuania), Italy, where it is found

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“Carrara marble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carrara%20marble. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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