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Gem from an oyster

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Gem from an oyster crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on May 30 2022 NYT Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Gem from an oyster has a total of 5 letters.

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1. The first letter of the answer is: P

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2. The last letter of the answer is: L

 
 
 
 
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3. There are 2 vowels in the hidden word:

 
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Answer

1P
2E
3A
4R
5L

Definition

A fringe or border.
To fringe; to border.
A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl. Pearls which are round, or nearly round, and of fine luster, are highly esteemed as jewels, and compare in value with the precious stones.
Hence, figuratively, something resembling a pearl; something very precious.
Nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
A fish allied to the turbot; the brill.
A light-colored tern.
One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a deer's antler.
A whitish speck or film on the eye.
A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some liquid for medicinal application, as ether.
A size of type, between agate and diamond.
Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl.
To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively.
To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round grains; as, to pearl barley.
To resemble pearl or pearls.
To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling.

The word PEARL is a 5 letter word that has 1 syllable's. The syllable division for PEARL is: pearl

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