Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a pearly luster or gloss.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having an iridescent pearl-like surface, giving a play of lustrous rainbowlike colors; nacreous; pearlaceous.

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  • adjective pearl-like, either in color or luster.

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

  • adjective having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

Etymologies

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C 1935 pearl +‎ -escent

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