scagliola

noun, often attributive
sca·glio·la | \ skal-ˈyō-lə , -ˈyȯ- \

Definition of scagliola 

: an imitation marble used for floors, columns, and ornamental interior work

First Known Use of scagliola

1747, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scagliola

Italian, literally, little chip

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