Part of speech: noun

A lustrous concretion deposited in the shells of various mollusks; used as a gem.

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Usage examples "pearl":

  1. She still possessed the pearl necklace and other ornaments of more prosperous days, and on festal occasions they did not remain in a chest. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The sea lay around them at dawn like a sheet of pearl- it was very empty but for the gulls' wings beating to and fro out of the mist. - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.
  3. Country life will make another woman out of you and Pearl will like it. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.