the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell
The hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells; nacre.
Made from or looking like mother-of-pearl; iridescent or pearly.
the hard pearly internal layer of several kinds of shells, esp. of pearl oysters, river mussels, and the abalone shells; nacre. See Pearl
The numerical value of mother-of-pearl in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of mother-of-pearl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- عرق اللؤلؤ, صدفArabic
- 真珠母, 真珠層Japanese
- diichiłíNavajo, Navaho
- сѐдеф, sèdefSerbo-Croatian
- pärlemor, pärlemoderSwedish
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