Definition of palombino in US English:

palombino

noun

  • A greyish-white Italian marble.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Italian palombino (apparently not recorded in Italian dictionaries, but implied by the French loans palumbino, palumbin), use as noun of palombino dove-coloured from palombo wood pigeon, pigeon, dove + -ino.

Pronunciation

palombino

/ˌpaləmˈbiːnəʊ/