Pearly vs Pearlescence - What's the difference?

pearly | pearlescence |


As nouns the difference between pearly and pearlescence

is that pearly is (uncountable|uncommon|dated) a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue while pearlescence is the state or condition of being pearlescent; a pearly appearance.

As an adjective pearly

is of a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.

pearly

English

Noun

  • (uncountable, uncommon, dated) A pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.
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  • (countable, British, especially in plural) tooth
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • Of a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.
  • Derived terms

    * pearliness * pearly nautilus * pearly everlasting * Pearly Gates * pearly king * pearly penile papules * pearly queen * pearly whites

    See also

    * chambered nautilus *

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    pearlescence

    English

    Noun

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  • The state or condition of being pearlescent; a pearly appearance.