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Mother-of-pearl

Moth´er-of-pearl`
n.1.(Zool.) The hard, iridescent, pearly internal layer of several kinds of shells, esp. of pearl oysters, river mussels, and the abalone shells; nacre. See Pearl.
Noun1.mother-of-pearl - the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell
Synonyms: nacre
nacre, shell
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mother superior
Mother Teresa
Mother Theresa
mother tongue
Mother water
mother wit
mother's boy
mother's daughter
Mother's Day
Mother's mark
mother's milk
mother's son
Mother-in-law
mother-in-law plant
mother-in-law's tongue
Mother-naked
-- Mother-of-pearl --
mother-of-pearl cloud
mother-of-thousands
Mother-of-thyme
motherboard
Mothered
motherese
motherfucker
Motherhood
Mothering
Motherland
Motherless
motherlike
Motherliness
Motherly
Motherwell
Motherwort
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