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English definition of “marble”

marble

noun [U] (ROCK)    /ˈmɑː.bl̩/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
a type of very hard rock that has a pattern of lines going through it, feels cold, and can be polished to become smooth and shiny: a marble floor/statueTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
(Definition of marble noun (ROCK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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