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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mother-of-pearl, nacre(noun)

    the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell


  1. mother-of-pearl(Noun)

    The hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells; nacre.

  2. mother-of-pearl(Adjective)

    Made from or looking like mother-of-pearl; iridescent or pearly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mother-of-pearl(noun)

    the hard pearly internal layer of several kinds of shells, esp. of pearl oysters, river mussels, and the abalone shells; nacre. See Pearl

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mother-of-pearl

    The iridescent nacreous inner layer of several species of shells, especially the "pearl-oyster" (Meleagrina margaritifera).

How to pronounce mother-of-pearl?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say mother-of-pearl in sign language?

  1. motherofpearl


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mother-of-pearl in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mother-of-pearl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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