nacre

See mother-of-pearl.

Nacre

Na'cre noun [ French, confer Spanish nácara , nácar , Italian nacchera , naccaro , Late Latin nacara , nacrum ; of Oriental origin, confer Arabic nakīr hollowed.] (Zoology) A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, an...
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Nacré

Na`cré' adjective [ French See Nacre .] (Art) Having the peculiar iridescence of nacre, or mother-of-pearl, or an iridescence resembling it; as, nacré ware.
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nacre

<zoology> A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl. ... Alternative forms: nacker and naker] See Pearl, and Mother-of-pearl. ... Origin: F, cf. Sp. Nacara, nacar, It. Nacchera, naccaro, LL. Nacara, nacrum; of Oriental origin, cf. Ar. Nakir hollowed. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ...
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Nacre

• (n.) A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl. [Written also nacker and naker.] See Pearl, and Mother-of-pearl. • (n.) A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl. [Written also nacker and naker.] See Pearl, and Mothe...
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Nacre

(NAY-ker) The pearly substance secreted by the mantle of certain molluscs to form a pearl.
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nacre

nacre: see mother-of-pearl.
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Nacre

Nacre is the technical name for mother-of-pearl.
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nacre

(Spanish: nacar) the mother-of-pearl from any shelled mollusc. Many molluscs make shells consisting of limestone (calcium carbonate, CaCO3), but they cover the insides of their shells in a much harder substance, which protects them against shell-boring worms and attacks from outside. It also gives them a much better surface to attach their bodies t...
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nacre

Nacre is composed of layers of calcium carbonate (in a crystalline form) and conchiolin (an organic protein substance which provides bonding).
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Nacre

{sea shell topics} Nacre (ər {respell|NAY|kər}) also known as mother of pearl, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer; it is also what makes up the outer coating of pearls. It is strong, resilient, and iridescent. Nacre is found in some of the more ancient lineages of bivalves, gastropods, an...
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Nacre

In Pearls, multiple layers of calcium carbonate that surround a nucleus and giving the pearl a iridescent appearance.
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nacre

The crystalline substance made of aragonite and calcite crystals bound together by conchiolin, which mollusks like oysters secrete around foreign objects within their shells, layers of which eventually form a pearl
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Nacre

The inner portion of a mollusk
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nacre

The iridescent inside of a mollusk shell, which is used as an ornament. Not to be confused with pearl.
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nacre

The iridescent inside of a mollusk shell, which is used as an ornament. Not to be confused with pearl.
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nacre

mother-of-pearl
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