[ al-bair-ee-uhm ]
/ ælˈbɛər i əm /
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a stucco used in ancient times, made from powdered marble and lime mortar and often polished.
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Origin of albarium
<Latin: stucco, neuter singular of albārius pertaining to stucco, equivalent to alb(us) white + -ārius-ary
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Example sentences from the Web for albarium
All this was executed in fine, hard marble-dust stucco (opus albarium or marmoreum).Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times|J. Henry Middleton