mar·​mo·​rate | \ ˈmärməˌrāt \
variants: or marmorated \ -​ātə̇d \

Definition of marmorate

: veined like marble : marbled

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History and Etymology for marmorate

marmorate from Latin marmoratus, past participle of marmorare to adorn with marble, from marmor marble; marmorated from Latin marmoratus + English -ed

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“Marmorate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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