(Mar"ma*let`) n. See Marmalade. [Obs.]
(Mar"ma*tite) n. [Cf. F. marmatite.] (Min.) A ferruginous variety of shalerite or zinc blende,
nearly black in color.
(Mar"mo*lite) n. maramai`rein to sparkle + -lite.]> (Min.) A thin, laminated variety of serpentine,
usually of a pale green color.
(Mar`mo*ra"ceous) a. [L. marmor marble. See Marble.] Pertaining to, or like, marble.
(Mar"mo*rate Mar"mo*ra`ted) a. [L. marmoratus, p. p. of marmorate to overlay with marble,
fr. marmor marble.] Variegated like marble; covered or overlaid with marble. [R.]
(Mar`mo*ra"tion) n. [L. marmoratio.] A covering or incrusting with marble; a casing of
marble; a variegating so as to resemble marble. [R.]
(||Mar`mo*ra`tum o"pus) [L. See Marmorate, and Opus.] (Arch.) A kind of hard
finish for plasterwork, made of plaster of Paris and marble dust, and capable of taking a high polish.
(Mar*mo"re*al Mar*mo"re*an) a. [L. marmoreus, fr. marmor marble: cf. F. marmoréen. See
Marble.] Pertaining to, or resembling, marble; made of marble.
(||Mar`mo*ro"sis) n. [NL.] (Geol.) The metamorphism of limestone, that is, its conversion
into marble. Geikie.
(Mar"mose`) n. [F.] (Zoöl.) A species of small opossum (Didelphus murina) ranging from Mexico
(Mar"mo*set`) n. [F. marmouset a grotesque figure, an ugly little boy, prob. fr. LL. marmoretum,
fr. L. marmor marble. Perhaps confused with marmot. See Marble.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous
species of small South American monkeys of the genera Hapale and Midas, family Hapalidæ. They
have long soft fur, and a hairy, nonprehensile tail. They are often kept as pets. Called also squirrel
(Mar"mot) n. [It. marmotta, marmotto, prob. fr. L. mus montanus, or mus montis, lit., mountain
mouse or rat. See Mountain, and Mouse.]