opalescent(redirected from opalescent teeth)
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Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of an opal.
having or emitting an iridescence like that of an opal
o•pal•es•cent(ˌoʊ pəˈlɛs ənt)
1. exhibiting a play of colors like that of the opal.
2. having a milky iridescence.
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|Adj.||1.||opalescent - 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"|
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"