pearl white

noun

1
: any of several white or pearly white substances: such as
a
: bismuth subnitrate especially when used in cosmetics or ceramics
b
: bismuth oxychloride especially when used as a pigment or in cosmetics
c
: a nacreous preparation (as of mother-of-pearl or pearl essence) used in imitating pearls
2

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“Pearl white.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pearl%20white. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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