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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a satiny iridescence like that of pearl.

Usage examples (3)
  • Perhaps this offers an opportunity to extend the meaning of the word margaritaceous after the drink.
  • Nacreous: pearly: resembling mother of pearl: = margaritaceous.
  • Louis XVI of France when they were 14 and 15 years of age, respectively (1770) margaritaceous (mar-guhr-i-TAY-shuhs) adjective for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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