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It is seldom as much as half an inch in length, and has a nacreous interior.
It is an essentially beautiful and satisfying contribution to modern painting, this nacreous cubism of Marie Laurencin.Adventures in the Arts|Marsden Hartley
Two kinds of shell-substance are at once distinguishable in an oyster-shell, an outer brown, and an inner pearly or nacreous.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
The interior is nacreous, and of a greenish colour, with a white patch round the columella.
Shell not nacreous, without umbilicus, with prominent spire and polished surface.