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Meaning of PEARLY

Pronunciation:  'purlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  informal terms for a human `tooth'
  2. [adj]  a white the color of pearls
 

PEARLY is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: achromatic, chopper, pearly-white
 
 See Also: tooth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pearl"y\, a.
1. Containing pearls; abounding with, or yielding, pearls;
   as, pearly shells. --Milton.

2. Resembling pearl or pearls; clear; pure; transparent;
   iridescent; as, the pearly dew or flood.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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