impearl

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

Definition of impearl

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of impearl

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for impearl

Middle English enperlen, from en- + perle pearl

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“Impearl.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impearl. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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