A hard, spherical mass that grows within pearl oysters or other bivalve mollusks. It is highly prized as a gem


Fun Fact:

The earliest record we have of pearls as precious objects are artifacts from Mesopotamia dated to around 2300 B.C.

 

Example Sentence:

他说他为他母亲买了那颗珍珠.

Tā shuō tā wèi tā mǔqīn mǎile nà kē zhēnzhū.

He said he bought the pearl for his mother.