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nacred

[ ney-kerd ]
/ ˈneɪ kərd /
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adjective
lined with or resembling nacre.
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Origin of nacred

First recorded in 1590–1600; nacre + -ed3

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How to use nacred in a sentence

  • The valves are nearly equal, blackish, and somewhat wrinkled on the exterior, often brilliantly nacred in the interior.

    The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
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