noun, plural pearlfishes (especially collectively) pearlfish.
any of several small of the family Carapidae, living within oysters, sea cucumbers, starfishes, etc.
noun 1. a very pale bluish gray.
noun 1. a harbor near Honolulu, on S Oahu, in Hawaii: surprise attack by Japan on the U.S. naval base and other military installations December 7, 1941. 2. any significant or crippling defeat, betrayal, loss, etc., that comes unexpectedly. noun 1. an almost landlocked inlet of the Pacific on the S coast of the island […]
noun 1. See under . [hom-uh-nee] /ˈhɒm ə ni/ noun 1. whole or ground hulled corn from which the bran and germ have been removed by bleaching the whole kernels in a lye bath (lye hominy) or by crushing and sifting (pearl hominy) /ˈhɒmɪnɪ/ noun 1. (mainly US) coarsely ground maize prepared as a food […]
noun The teeth: shining those pearly whites at me (1935+)