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1. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel.

Synonyms

  • gem
  • precious stone
  • seed pearl

Antonyms

  • dark
  • full
  • integrated
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pearl

  • unfurl
  • whirl
  • twirl
  • swirl
  • sperl
  • wurl
  • whorl
  • shirl
  • searle
  • searl
  • perle
  • perl
  • nerl
  • merle
  • merl
  • kerl
  • hurl
  • herl
  • hearl
  • girl
  • curl
  • burl
  • birle
  • berle
  • erl
  • earll
  • earle

How do you pronounce pearl?

Pronounce pearl as pərl.

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Sentences with pearl


1. Adjective
Alternate mushrooms, potatoes, bell peppers, pearl onions, tomatoes or allow guests to build their own.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The gem for the 12th anniversary is the pearl.

Quotes about pearl


1. All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

2. Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

3. Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

2. pearl-fish

noun. found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • pearlfish
  • percoid fish
  • Carapidae
  • family Carapidae

3. pearl-weed

noun. any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls.

Synonyms

  • groundcover
  • Sagina
  • ground cover
  • genus Sagina
  • pearlwort

4. mother-of-pearl

noun. the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell.

Synonyms

  • shell

5. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a shade of white the color of bleached bones.

Synonyms

  • ivory
  • whiteness
  • bone
  • white

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • chromatic color
  • boneless
  • colorful

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

6. pearl

verb. ['ˈpɝːl'] gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • zenith
  • nadir
  • natural object
  • divest

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

7. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a shape that is spherical and small.

Synonyms

  • dewdrop
  • sphere
  • bead
  • drop

Antonyms

  • bare
  • evil
  • impure
  • antapex

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)
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