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pearl/ˈpɚl/noun
pluralpearls
pearl
/ˈpɚl/
noun
pluralpearls
Learner's definition of PEARL  
[count] : a hard, shiny, white ball that is formed inside the shell of an oyster and that is often used as jewelry
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[noncount] 
[count] : something that is shaped like a pearl
[count] : someone or something that is very good or admired

cast/throw pearls before swine

: to give or offer something valuable to someone who does not understand its value

pearls of wisdom

: wise words or statements
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