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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nacreousadjective

    consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl

  2. iridescent, nacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearlescentadjective

    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"


  1. nacreousadjective

    Of, or resembling nacre (mother of pearl).

  2. nacreousadjective

    Exhibiting lustrous or rainbow-like colors.


  1. nacreous

    Nacreous refers to something that resembles, contains, or is related to nacre (also known as mother-of-pearl), a shiny, iridescent substance that mollusks produce to line the inside of their shells. It is generally associated with the glow or luster that nacre exhibits.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nacreousadjective

    consisting of, or resembling, nacre; pearly

  2. Etymology: [See Nacre.]


  1. Nacreous

    pearly: resembling mother of pearl := margaritaceous.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nacreous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nacreous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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