margaritaceous

[ mahr-ger-i-tey-shuh s ]
/ ˌmɑr gər ɪˈteɪ ʃəs /

adjective

resembling mother-of-pearl; pearly.

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Origin of margaritaceous

From the New Latin word margarītāceus, dating back to 1820–30. See margarite, -aceous

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