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opalescentadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.pəlˈes.ənt/  us   /ˌoʊ-/ literary
(Definition of opalescent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “opalescent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳色的, 发乳光的, 像蛋白石的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乳色的, 髮乳光的, 像蛋白石的…
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