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marmŏro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id., overlay or incrust with marble (post-Aug.; most freq. in part. perf.): palatio exornato hoc genere marmorandi, Lampr. Alex. Sev. 25: “porticus marmorata,Petr. 77, 4: “ingenti plaga marmorata dorso,” i. e. paved with stones, Stat. S. 4, 3, 96.—
II. To make a kind of plaster out of marble (ante-class., and only in part. perf.): “tectorium marmoratum,Varr. R. R. 1, 57, 1.—Hence, mar-mŏrātum , i, n., a covering for walls or floors made of pounded marble and lime, Varr. R. R. 1, 59, 3; 3, 7, 3; Plin. 36, 23, 55, § 176.
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