Definition of marmorized in US English:

marmorized

(also marmorised)

adjective

Geology
  • Transformed into marble by metamorphic processes.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Archibald Geikie (1835–1924), geologist and historian. From classical Latin marmor marmor + -ized, as re-formation of earlier marmarized.

Pronunciation

marmorized

/ˈmɑːmərʌɪzd/