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synonyms for nacre

  • jewel
  • seed
  • margarite
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How to use nacre in a sentence

The floor was made of mats woven from strips of shell-nacre, bound at the sides with an inch border of pink coral.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
The specimens collected by Mr. Schoolcraft, vary much in the color of the nacre.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
He lifted a small hammer and struck a velvet-voiced bell that stood on the Arabian table of cedar inlaid with nacre and ivory.
THE DECADENTRALPH ADAMS CRAM
Purplish bivalves and enormous nacre-lined conch shells lay upon the tables.
THE DEAD COMMANDVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
In the lower part is a dark clay with Pholadomya margaritacea, still preserving the pearly nacre.
THE GEOLOGICAL STORY OF THE ISLE OF WIGHTJ. CECIL HUGHES
The value of the pearl is based on the brilliancy of the nacre, the size, and the form.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Another illustration is that of an accumulation of nacre which has assumed accidental resemblance to a miniature shark.
TROPIC DAYSE. J. BANFIELD
The substance of a sensation—the consolidation of discomfort on the part of an oyster or other nacre-secreting mollusc.
TROPIC DAYSE. J. BANFIELD
Thin rind of a moon hung low in the west, a cold glow of nacre.
DUST OF THE DESERTROBERT WELLES RITCHIE
Between nacre and pearls, therefore, there is only the difference of the form of deposition.
THE OCEAN WORLD:LOUIS FIGUIER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NACRE

  • jewel
  • margarite
  • nacre
  • seed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.