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Definitions of pearl
n. - A fringe or border. 2
v. t. - To fringe; to border. 2
n. - A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl. Pearls which are round, or nearly round, and of fine luster, are highly esteemed as jewels, and compare in value with the precious stones. 2
n. - Hence, figuratively, something resembling a pearl; something very precious. 2
n. - Nacre, or mother-of-pearl. 2
n. - A fish allied to the turbot; the brill. 2
n. - A light-colored tern. 2
n. - One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a deer's antler. 2
n. - A whitish speck or film on the eye. 2
n. - A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some liquid for medicinal application, as ether. 2
n. - A size of type, between agate and diamond. 2
a. - Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl. 2
v. t. - To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively. 2
v. t. - To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round grains; as, to pearl barley. 2
v. i. - To resemble pearl or pearls. 2
v. i. - To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling. 2

The word "pearl" uses 5 letters: A E L P R.

Direct anagrams of pearl:
  paler   parle

Words formed by adding one letter before or after pearl (in bold), or to aelpr in any order:
a -   earlap   c -   carpel   parcel   placer   d -   parled   pedlar   e -   leaper   repeal   i -   palier   m -   ampler   palmer   n -   planer   replan   o -   parole   p -   lapper   rappel   r -   parrel   s -   lapser   parles   pearls   t -   palter   plater   u -   pleura   w -   prelaw   y -   parley   pearly   player   replay  

Shorter words found within pearl:
ae   al   ale   alp   ape   aper   ar   are   ear   earl   el   er   era   la   lap   lar   lea   leap   lear   pa   pal   pale   par   pare   pe   pea   peal   pear   per   plea   rale   rap   rape   re   real   reap   rep  

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