Marmorosis Mar`mo*ro"sis (m[aum]r`m[-o]*r[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Geol.) The metamorphism of limestone, that is, its conversion into marble. --Geikie. [1913 Webster]

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  • marmorosis — noun The metamorphosis of limestone into marble. Syn: marmarosis, marmorization …   Wiktionary

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