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margaritaceous

[mahr-ger-i-tey-shuh s] /ˌmɑr gər ɪˈteɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
resembling mother-of-pearl; pearly.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin margarītāceus. See margarite, -aceous
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