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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nacreous(adj)

    consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl

  2. iridescent, nacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearlescent(adj)

    having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

    "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"

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  1. nacreous(Adjective)

    Of, or resembling nacre (mother of pearl).

  2. nacreous(Adjective)

    Exhibiting lustrous or rainbow-like colors.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nacreous(adj)

    consisting of, or resembling, nacre; pearly

  2. Origin: [See Nacre.]

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