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mother-of-pearl

noun [U]  /ˈmʌð·ər·əvˈpɜrl/ us  
a hard, shiny, white substance inside the shells of some sea animals that is used for decoration
Translations of “mother-of-pearl”
in Chinese (Traditional) 珠母層,珍珠母…
in Chinese (Simplified) 珠母层,珍珠母…
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