Associations to the word «Nacreous»


NACREOUS, adjective. Of, or resembling nacre (mother of pearl).
NACREOUS, adjective. Exhibiting lustrous or rainbow-like colors.
NACREOUS CLOUD, noun. Polar stratospheric cloud

Dictionary definition

NACREOUS, adjective. Consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl.
NACREOUS, adjective. Having a play of lustrous rainbow colors; "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King