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Marmorated

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Marmorated Variegated like marble; covered or overlaid with marble.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • marmorated Same as marmorate, 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Marmorated covered with marble: variegated like marble
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. marmoratus, p. p. of marmorate, to overlay with marble, fr. marmor, marble
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. marmor, marble.

Usage

In literature:

I beg your pardon,' he ended suddenly, resuming marmoreal attitude in his chair.
"Trent's Last Case" by E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
For Chopin is not the cool breadth and marmoreal majesty of blank verse.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
Credo equidem vivos ducent e marmore vultus.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
It is a mineral vein, or cavity, in which are blended together coal of the most fixed kind, quartz and marmor metallicum.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
The marmoreal and academic work seemed wonderfully warm and original in that room at Bycars.
"The Price of Love" by Arnold Bennett
Associated words: marmoreal, marmorean.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Very like Pentelic marble, but easily distinguishable, is the Marmor Porinum, the Marmo Grechetto duro of the Italians.
"Roman Mosaics" by Hugh Macmillan
Bolivia offers the difficult path of Gibbon: From the coast to Cochabamba; thence down the Marmore and Madeira.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Attired in ducal robes, they lie in state; and the sculptor has carved the lashes on their eyelids heavy with death's marmoreal sleep.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Denique marmor sic mensulis distinguitur ut in commissuris eluceat labor Corinthicus.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
We did the Marmore ascent by the light of the stars.
"The Silent Barrier" by Louis Tracy
Just before eleven o'clock on the following night we left the Marmor Palace.
"The Secrets of Potsdam" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

As when the God whom Pheidias moulds,
Clothed in marmoreal calm divine,
Veils all that strength 'neath beauty's line,
All energy in repose enfolds;--
So He, in self-effacement great,
Magnanimous to endure and wait.
"Mount Vernon" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Meet the brown marmorated stink bug, which is now leaving its summer gorging grounds to seek refuge inside.
Marmor and Jonathan Oberlander do a good job of summarizing the state of health reform, but they still miss some important players and options.
News Researchers Sniff Out Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs.
The brown marmorated stink bug has now been identified in three counties of Iowa.
Biocontrol veteran arms for battling brown marmorated stinkbug.
Small, white larvae (inset photo above) of the sand wasp, Bicyrtes quadrifasciata, feed on brown marmorated stinkbug nymphs.
Brown marmorated stink bug levels were discovered to be above threshold levels in both corn and soybean fields.
It's brown, it's marmorated, it's a stinkbug - and an invasive, crop killing pest that moves indoors for the winter.
Oregon agriculture entomologists say one of the state's worst pests, the crop-eating brown marmorated stinkbug, moves indoors this time of year.
The parasitic wasp Trissolcus halyomorphae was collected in the fall of 2011 by US Department of Agriculture scientists in China, where it was found emerging from brown marmorated stinkbug eggs.
The brown marmorated stink bug, at left, a destructive agricultural pest, has not been very prevalent in the Bay State in recent years, experts say.
Brown marmorated stink bug invades Iowa.
A new pest called the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is spreading in Oregon counties, threatening agricultural crops.
This Thursday, April 14, 2011, photo shows a brown marmorated stink bug trap at a Penn State research station in Biglerville, Pa.
Reports of the brown marmorated stink bug continue to make headlines throughout Illinois.
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