im·​pearl im-ˈpər(-ə)l How to pronounce impearl (audio)
impearled; impearling; impearls

transitive verb

: to form into pearls
also : to form of or adorn with pearls

Word History


Middle English enperlen, from en- + perle pearl

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of impearl was in the 15th century

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“Impearl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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