You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘nacre’ tag.

Smooth shiny substance from inside a mollusc shell; mother-of-pearl. Latin “nacchara” < ?Arabic “naccara”=small drum.

Advertisements

Using the site

Use the Search box below to look for a specific word. Use the A-Z tab to browse pages of words.
Follow Tweetionary: An Etymology Dictionary on WordPress.com

Gravatar

Advertisements