scagliola

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

Definition of scagliola

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

Origin and Etymology of scagliola

Italian, literally, little chip


First Known Use: 1747


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