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marmorean, also marmoreal
adjective: Resembling marble or a marble statue, for example, in smoothness, whiteness, hardness, coldness, or aloofness.
From Latin marmor (marble). Earliest documented use: 1656.
“The museum is housed in a large marmorean white building.”
William Wilson; Surprising Mix at New Museum; Los Angeles Times; Apr 13, 1987.
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