Learn how to say Pearlers correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word pearl:
1a hard, lustrous spherical mass, typically white or bluish-grey, formed within the shell of a pearl oyster or other bivalve mollusc and highly prized as a gem:
a linen garment decorated with pearls
necklaces of amethyst and pearl
a pair of pearl earrings
an artificial imitation of a pearl.
(pearls) a necklace of pearls:
tweeds look traditional teamed with twinset and pearls
something resembling a pearl:
the sweat stood in pearls along his forehead
short for mother-of-pearl.
[mass noun] a very pale bluish grey or white colour like that of a pearl:
her dress was a lovely pearl grey
2a person or thing of great worth:
he has some pearls of wisdom to offer
1 literary form pearl-like drops:
the juice on the blade pearled into droplets
[with object] make bluish-grey:
sunset pearling the sky above the hills
2 (usually as noun pearling) dive or fish for pearl oysters:
the pearling industry
cast pearls before swine
offer valuable things to people who do not appreciate them.
[with biblical allusion to Matt. 7:6]
late Middle English: from Old French perle, perhaps based on Latin perna ‘leg’, extended to denote a leg-of-mutton-shaped bivalve