un nacreous

nacreous

[ney-kree-uhs]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to nacre.
2.
resembling nacre; lustrous; pearly.

Origin:
1830–40; nacre + -ous

subnacreous, adjective
unnacreous, adjective
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nacreous (ˈneɪkrɪəs)
 
adj
1.  relating to or consisting of mother-of-pearl
2.  having the lustre of mother-of-pearl: nacreous minerals

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nacreous na·cre·ous (nā'krē-əs)
adj.
Resembling mother-of-pearl; lustrous.

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