Scagl*io"la (?), n. [It. scagliuola, dim. of scaglia. See Scaglia.]
An imitation of any veined and ornamental stone, as marble, formed by a substratum of finely ground gypsum mixed with glue, the surface of which, while soft, is variegated with splinters of marble, spar, granite, etc., and subsequently colored and polished.
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