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pearlescent

adjective pearl·es·cent \ˌpər-ˈle-sənt\

Definition of PEARLESCENT

:  having a pearly luster <a pearlescent lacquer>
pearl·es·cence \-sən(t)s\ noun

Examples of PEARLESCENT

  1. <the sedan comes in an array of colors, with either a metallic or pearlescent finish>

First Known Use of PEARLESCENT

1936

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