ruin marble


Definition of ruin marble

: a brecciated limestone giving a mosaic effect when cut and polished that suggests a picture of ruins

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First Known Use of ruin marble

1798, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ruin marble was in 1798

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“Ruin marble.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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