nacre definition

  • noun:
    • See mother-of-pearl.
    • A pearly compound which lines the inner of numerous shells, and it is most perfect inside mother-of-pearl.
    • Mother-of-pearl.
    • the iridescent inner layer of a mollusk layer
  • adjective:
    • getting the distinct iridescence of nacre, or mother-of-pearl, or an iridescence resembling it.
  • others:
    • Having an iridescence resembling compared to mother-of-pearl; nacreous: a French word applied in English to decorative objects: since, nacré porcelain.

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