nacreous cloud love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cloud resembling a cirrus, showing iridescent coloration when the sun is several degrees below the horizon.

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  • n. polar stratospheric cloud

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon


From nacre (from the iridescent coloring of mother-of-pearl).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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