pearl gray
noun Date: 1796 1. a yellowish to light gray 2. a pale blue

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  • Pearl gray — Pearl Pearl, n. [OE. perle, F. perle, LL. perla, perula, probably fr. (assumed) L. pirulo, dim. of L. pirum a pear. See {Pear}, and cf. {Purl} to mantle.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pearl´gray´ — pearl gray, a soft, pale, bluish gray. –pearl´gray´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearl-gray — pearlˈ grayˈ or pearlˈ greyˈ noun A pale grey (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑pearl …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearl gray — pearl′ gray′ n. a very pale bluish gray • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • pearl gray — n. a pale bluish gray …   English World dictionary

  • pearl gray — adjective of a grey with a pearly tinge • Syn: ↑pearl grey • Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral * * * noun 1. : a yellowish gray to light gray 2. : a variable color averaging a pale blue that is redder and pale …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearl-gray — See pearl gray. * * * …   Universalium

  • pearl gray — a very pale bluish gray. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pearl — Pearl, n. [OE. perle, F. perle, LL. perla, perula, probably fr. (assumed) L. pirulo, dim. of L. pirum a pear. See {Pear}, and cf. {Purl} to mantle.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pearl barley — Pearl Pearl, n. [OE. perle, F. perle, LL. perla, perula, probably fr. (assumed) L. pirulo, dim. of L. pirum a pear. See {Pear}, and cf. {Purl} to mantle.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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