pearlescent

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

Definition of pearlescent

: having a pearly luster
  • a pearlescent lacquer

pearlescence

play \ˌpər-ˈle-sᵊn(t)s\ noun

Examples of pearlescent in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of pearlescent

1926



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