Definitions for opalineˈoʊ pə lɪn, -ˌlin, -ˌlaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•pal•ineˈoʊ pə lɪn, -ˌlin, -ˌlaɪn(adj.)

  1. like opal; opalescent.

Origin of opaline:

1775–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. opaline(Noun)

    any of several minerals resembling opal

  2. opaline(Adjective)

    resembling opal in its iridescence

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