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pearl·es·cent

 (pûr-lĕs′ənt)
adj.
Having a pearly luster or gloss.

pearl·es′cence n.
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pearlescent

(pɜːˈlɛsənt)
adj
resembling a pearl; having a pearly lustre or sheen
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pearl•es•cent

(pərˈlɛs ənt)

adj.
having an iridescent luster resembling that of pearl or mother-of-pearl; nacreous.
[1945–50; pearl1 + -escent, on the model of iridescent, opalescent, etc.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pearlescent - 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"
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