Meaning of PEBBLE in English
/ ˈpebl; NAmE / noun
a smooth, round stone that is found in or near water
late Old English , recorded as the first element of papel-stān pebble-stone , pyppelrīpig pebble-stream , of unknown origin. The word is recorded in place names from the early 12th cent. onwards.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005