Latin edit

Etymology edit

marmor +‎ -eus

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

marmoreus (feminine marmorea, neuter marmoreum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of, pertaining to, made or consisting of marble
  2. resembling marble, marblelike
  3. adorned with statues

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative marmoreus marmorea marmoreum marmoreī marmoreae marmorea
Genitive marmoreī marmoreae marmoreī marmoreōrum marmoreārum marmoreōrum
Dative marmoreō marmoreō marmoreīs
Accusative marmoreum marmoream marmoreum marmoreōs marmoreās marmorea
Ablative marmoreō marmoreā marmoreō marmoreīs
Vocative marmoree marmorea marmoreum marmoreī marmoreae marmorea

Descendants edit

  • Catalan: marmori (learned)
  • Italian: marmoreo
  • Spanish: marmóreo

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, subalbus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      glaucus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūbidus, rūfus, rubicundus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, suffuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, sufflāvus, flāvidus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), caesius, blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

  • marmoreus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • marmoreus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • marmoreus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • marmoreus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • marmoreus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016