from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling pearls.
  • adjective Covered or decorated with pearls or mother-of-pearl.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Clothes with large pearl buttons, worn by costermongers.
  • In the manner of a pearl; like a pearl.
  • Resembling a pearl in size, shape, texture, or color; pearlaceous.
  • Resembling mother-of-pearl; nacreous: margaritaceous.
  • Producing, containing, or abounding in pearls; margaritiferous; pearl-bearing.
  • Dotted, flecked, or spangled as if with pearls; pearled.
  • Clear; pure; glittering; translucent or transparent, as a color: as, pearly white.
  • In the technique of the pianoforte, noting a touch that produces a clear, round, sweet tone, or noting a tone thus characterized.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Containing pearls; abounding with, or yielding, pearls.
  • adjective Resembling pearl or pearls; clear; pure; transparent; iridescent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable, uncommon, dated A pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.
  • noun countable, UK, especially in plural tooth
  • adjective Of a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of a white the color of pearls
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'


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