Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as nacreous.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Le bateau ivre” is a poem written by Arthur Rimbault in 1872, about a drunken boat carrying Flemish wheat or English cotton, no longer pulled by ropes and floating down impassible rivers, running into the furious breakers of the sea, dancing on the waves, lighter than a cork, bathing in the Poem of the Sea, nacrous waves, silver suns ... piercing the red skies …

    serment - French Word-A-Day

  • “Le bateau ivre” is a poem written by Arthur Rimbault in 1872, about a drunken boat carrying Flemish wheat or English cotton, no longer pulled by ropes and floating down impassible rivers, running into the furious breakers of the sea, dancing on the waves, lighter than a cork , bathing in the Poem of the Sea, nacrous waves, silver suns... piercing the red skies …

    serment - French Word-A-Day

  • Her lisp, as pink and nacrous as the inner part of any shell, called me closer.

    Another Roadside Attraction

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