Definition of pearled in English:

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pearled

Pronunciation: /pərld/

adjective

1 literary Adorned with pearls: we saw her pearled like the queen
More example sentences
  • The walls glowed with the pearled damask of shells.
  • They had curled my hair and clipped up one side with a pearled clip.
1.1Bluish-gray, like a pearl.
2Formed into pearllike drops or grains: pearled barley
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  • Duplicate subsamples of 50 g from each barley sample were added to the pearling machine for 15 s, and the pearled grain and hulls were collected in separate compartments.
  • It loomed above them, an enormous serpentine shape with pearled scales and filmy translucent fins.

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Syllabification: pearled

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