Etymology
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nacreous (adj.)

"consisting of or resembling nacre," 1807, from nacre + -ous.

updated on April 04, 2019

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Definitions of nacreous from WordNet

nacreous (adj.)
consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl;
nacreous (adj.)
having a play of lustrous rainbow colors;
nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
Synonyms: iridescent / opalescent / opaline / pearlescent
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