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onyx marble

noun
2.
any compact, banded calcareous tufa that can be given a high polish.
Origin of onyx marble
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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  • The onyx marble mantel-piece contained but a single ornament—an orchestra.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley

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