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adularescent

[aj-uh-luh-res-uh nt] /ˌædʒ ə ləˈrɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
(of certain gemstones, especially adularia) having a milky, bluish luster.
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adularescence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for adularescent

adularescent

/əˌdjʊləˈrɛsənt/
adjective
1.
(of minerals, such as moonstone) having or emitting a milky or bluish iridescence
Derived Forms
adularescence, noun
Word Origin
C19: from adular(ia) + -escent
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