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nacarat Line breaks: nac|arat
Pronunciation: /ˈnakərat/

Definition of nacarat in English:


[mass noun] rare
A bright orange-red colour.
Example sentences
  • The flesh is thick, nacarat with a small seed cavity.


Mid 18th century: from French, perhaps from Spanish and Portuguese nacarado 'orange-red in colour' (referring to the colour of the shell of the mollusc that yields mother-of-pearl), from nacar 'nacre'.

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