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margaric

[mahr-gar-ik, -gahr-] /mɑrˈgær ɪk, -ˈgɑr-/
adjective
1.
pearly; resembling a pearl.
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British Dictionary definitions for margaric

margaric

/mɑːˈɡærɪk/
adjective
1.
of or resembling pearl
Word Origin
C19: from Greek margaron pearl
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Word Origin and History for margaric
adj.

1819, from French margarique (Chevreul), from Greek margaron "pearl" + -ic. Obsolete in science.

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