Meaning of PEBBLE in English

PEBBLE

■ noun a small stone made smooth and round by the action of water or sand.

■ adjective informal (of a spectacle lens) very thick and convex.

Derivatives

~d adjective

pebbly adjective

Origin

OE, recorded as the first element of papel-stān '~-stone', pyppelrīpig '~-stream'.

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