pavonazzetto


pavonazzetto
noun /pævənætˈsɛtəʊ/
A type of variegated marble.

“Pavonazzetto,” Replevin said, “also known as Phrygian marble, once believed to take its coloring from the blood of the Phrygian youth Atys, the one you see right there, in fact [...].”


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