a.1.Variegated like marble; covered or overlaid with marble.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Description.--Male: General aspect marmorate, with marbles in various shades of brown on a yellowish background; dorsum of head yellowish, glabrous, with four poorly defined light yellow maculae; eyes black; interocular space with a broad, blackish transverse band, garnished with a dense cluster of black bristles; frons yellow with a brown line running from the inferior margin of each eye to the epistomal suture, and a pair of shorter brown lines originating on the sides of median ocellus (Fig.