verde antique


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verde antique

1. A dark green serpentine rock marked with white veins of calcite that takes a high polish; used for decorative purposes since ancient times; sometimes classified as a marble.
See also: Stone
2. A dark green serpentine rock marked with white veins of calcite that takes a high polish; used for decorative purposes since ancient times; sometimes classified as a marble.
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verd antique, verde antique

A dark green serpentine rock marked with white veins of cal-cite; takes a high polish; used for decorative purposes since ancient Rome; sometimesclassed as a marble.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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