Nacre definition

nākər
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A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells; mother-of-pearl. [from 17th c.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
nacre
Plural:
nacres

Origin of nacre

  • From Middle French nacre, from Late Latin nacchara, perhaps from Arabic نقر (naqqāra).

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