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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
pearl1 /pɝl/USA pronunciation
adj. [before a noun]
of or resembling a pearl.
pearl•y, adj., -i•er, -i•est.
- Invertebrates[countable] a smooth, rounded bead, formed within the shells of oysters, valued as a gem.
- Jewelry[countable] something resembling this, as in costume jewelry.
- [countable] something precious or choice:pearls of wisdom.
- [uncountable] a pale gray, often with a bluish tinge.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
pearl /pɜːl/ n
- a hard smooth lustrous typically rounded structure occurring on the inner surface of the shell of a clam or oyster: consists of calcium carbonate secreted in layers around an invading particle such as a sand grain; much valued as a gem
- any artificial gem resembling this
- See mother-of-pearl
- a person or thing that is like a pearl, esp in beauty or value
- a pale greyish-white colour, often with a bluish tinge
- of, made of, or set with pearl or mother-of-pearl
- having the shape or colour of a pearl
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French, from Vulgar Latin pernula (unattested), from Latin perna sea mussel
- (transitive) to set with or as if with pearls
- to shape into or assume a pearl-like form or colour
- (intransitive) to dive or search for pearls
pearl /pɜːl/ n , vb
- a variant spelling of purl1, purl1, purl1