opaline

[ oh-puh-lin, -leen, -lahyn ]
/ ˈoʊ pə lɪn, -ˌlin, -ˌlaɪn /

adjective

of or like opal; opalescent.

Nearby words

  1. opal glass,
  2. opalesce,
  3. opalescence,
  4. opalescent,
  5. opaleye,
  6. opaque,
  7. opaque context,
  8. opaque projector,
  9. opaquely,
  10. opc

Origin of opaline

First recorded in 1775–85; opal + -ine1

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British Dictionary definitions for opaline

opaline

/ (ˈəʊpəˌlaɪn) /

adjective

opalescent

noun

an opaque or semiopaque whitish glass
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