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Borrowed from French nacarat, from Spanish or Portuguese nacarado, from Arabic نَقَّارَة (naqqāra, small drum), from نَقَرَ (naqara, to hollow out). Related to English nacre.

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nacarat (countable and uncountable, plural nacarats)

  1. A shade of pale red-orange.
  2. Linens and cloths dyed such a shade.

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