Naker vs Nacre - What's the difference?

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Naker is an alternative form of nacre.


As nouns the difference between naker and nacre

is that naker is a kettledrum while nacre is (obsolete) a shellfish which contains mother-of-pearl.

naker

English

(wikipedia naker)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small drum, of Arabic origin, and the forebear of the European kettledrum.
  • * 1819 , Walter Scott, Ivanhoe :
  • the Norman trumpets from the battlements [...], mingled with the deep and hollow clang of the nakers , (a species of kettle-drum,) retorted in notes of defiance the challenge of the enemy.

    Synonyms

    * nakir

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    nacre

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete) * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A shellfish which contains mother-of-pearl.
  • *, II.12:
  • The shell-fish called a Nacre , liveth even so with the Pinnotere, which is a little creature like unto a Crabfish.
  • A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells; mother-of-pearl.
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  • Derived terms

    * (l)

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