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:


Tā shuō tā wèi tā mǔqīn mǎile nà kē zhēnzhū.

He said he bought the pearl for his mother.