adularescence

noun ad·u·la·res·cence \ˌa-jə-lə-ˈre-sən(t)s, -ˌlä-\

Definition of adularescence

plural

-s

  1. :  the changeable white to pale bluish luster of an adularia cut cabochon

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Origin and Etymology of adularescence

adularia + -escence (as in luminescence)


First Known Use: circa 1909


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