giallo antico

noun gial·lo an·ti·co \¦jä(ˌ)lōˌan‧ˈtē(ˌ)kō, -ˌän‧-\

Definition of giallo antico

  1. :  an ornamental marble found among Italian ruins and believed to have come originally from Algeria

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Origin and Etymology of giallo antico

Italian, literally, ancient yellow

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