nero antico

noun
ne·​ro an·​ti·​co | \ ¦nā(ˌ)rōˌan‧ˈtē(ˌ)kō, rōˌän‧- \

Definition of nero antico

: an ornamental black marble found in fragments among Roman ruins and believed to have come from ancient Laconia

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History and Etymology for nero antico

Italian, literally, ancient black

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“Nero antico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nero%20antico. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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