Pearl-diver



noun
1.
a person who dives for pearl oysters or other pearl-bearing mollusks.

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    [purl] /pɜrl/ noun 1. a smooth, rounded bead formed within the shells of certain mollusks and composed of the mineral aragonite or calcite in a matrix, deposited in concentric layers as a protective coating around an irritating foreign object: valued as a gem when lustrous and finely colored. Compare . 2. something resembling this, as […]

  • Pearled

    [purl] /pɜrl/ noun 1. a smooth, rounded bead formed within the shells of certain mollusks and composed of the mineral aragonite or calcite in a matrix, deposited in concentric layers as a protective coating around an irritating foreign object: valued as a gem when lustrous and finely colored. Compare . 2. something resembling this, as […]



  • Pearlescent

    [per-les-uh nt] /pərˈlɛs ənt/ adjective 1. having an iridescent luster resembling that of pearl; nacreous: healthy skin with a pearlescent glow.

  • Pearl-essence

    noun 1. a lustrous, silvery-white substance obtained from the scales of certain fishes or derived synthetically, as from mercuric chloride: used chiefly in the manufacture of simulated pearls and as a pigment in lacquer (pearl lacquer)



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