marmorosis

Marmorosis

Mar`mo*ro"sis\, n. [NL.] (Geol.) The metamorphism of limestone, that is, its conversion into marble. --Geikie.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: marmorean
Next Definition: marmose
Words Near: Marmorosis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Marmorosis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Marmorosis
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;