Meaning of PEBBLE in English



Pronunciation: ' pe-b ə l

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English pobble, from Old English papolst ā n, from papol- (of unknown origin) + st ā n stone

Date: 14th century

1 : a small usually rounded stone especially when worn by the action of water

2 : transparent and colorless quartz : ROCK CRYSTAL

3 : an irregular, crinkled, or grainy surface

– peb · bly \ -b( ə -)l ē \ adjective

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