nacre


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nacre \Na"cre\ (n[=a]"k[~e]r), n. [F., cf. Sp. n['a]cara,
   n['a]car, It. nacchera, naccaro, LL. nacara, nacrum; of
   Oriental origin, cf. Ar. nak[imac]r hollowed.] (Zool.)
   A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells,
   and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl. [Written also
   nacker and naker.] See Pearl, and Mother-of-pearl.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nacr'e \Na`cr['e]"\ (n[.a]*kr[=a]"), a. [F. See Nacre.] (Art)
   Having the peculiar iridescence of nacre, or mother-of-pearl,
   or an iridescence resembling it; as, nacr['e] ware.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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