Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] rare
- 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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