Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of an opal. (adjective)
Examples of word opalescent
Oh â€“ the purple blue opalescent is my fav, followed by the blue-red.
To the observer of the aura the term "opalescent" instinctly presents itself, for there is a striking resemblance to the opaline peculiar play of colors of delicate tints and shades in a body of pearly or milky hue.
Mountains of fresh cucumbers, radishes, and green onions, whole heads of romaine, and delicate, opalescent peeled white onions.
And where is the miraculous, opalescent thing of beauty headed next?
And what a vision it was; the newspaper describes the sweet treat thus: "The bean, of red and gold, has an opalescent beauty, like some piece of ancient amber."