Associations to the word «Nacre»
NACRE, noun. (obsolete) A shellfish which contains mother-of-pearl. [16th-19th c.]
NACRE, noun. A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells; mother-of-pearl. [from 17th c.]
NACRÉ, adjective. (arts) Having an iridescence like that of nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
NACRE, noun. The iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell.
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