adularescent

adularescent

[aj-uh-luh-res-uhnt]
adjective
(of certain gemstones, especially adularia) having a milky, bluish luster.

Origin:
adular(ia) + -escent

adularescence, noun
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adularescent (əˌdjʊləˈrɛsənt)
 
adj
(of minerals, such as moonstone) having or emitting a milky or bluish iridescence
 
[C19: from adular(ia) + -escent]
 
adula'rescence
 
n

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