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impearl

[ im-purl ]
/ ɪmˈpɜrl /
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verb (used with object)

to form into drops resembling pearls.
to adorn with pearls or pearllike drops.

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Origin of impearl

1580–90; im-1 + pearl; compare French emperler

OTHER WORDS FROM impearl

un·im·pearled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for impearl

impearl
/ (ɪmˈpɜːl) /

verb (tr) archaic, or poetic

to adorn with pearls
to form into pearl-like shapes or drops
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