Definition of 'mother-of-pearl'
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Something fell out - maybe to anyone else it would have looked like a chip of mother-of-pearl. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2001)The birds were carolling in full chorus and the eastern sky was mother-of-pearl flushing to pink, like a maiden's cheek in a Disney movie. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)The dome was lined with thousands of tiny mother-of-pearl tiles, which reflected the sun onto the worshippers in a spray of rainbow light. TREASON KEEP (2001)
Nia paused and stared up at the coral stone tower with its mother-of-pearl facing, and had to fight back tears again. WATER BOOK THREE: TRANSFORMATION (2001)
Synonyms of 'mother-of-pearl'
Definition of mother-of-pearl from the Collins English Dictionary
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