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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling mother-of-pearl.

Usage examples (37)
  • As the storm dissipated and the sun came out, the sky filled with nacreous clouds.
  • Unofficial Neal Asher drinking game: take a shot whenever he uses the words "nacreous" or "actinic."
  • The front gate was nacreous: surely genuine pearl.
  • He tapped one long nail against his nacreous teeth. for more
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