- New York Times Crossword
- May 30 2022
- Gem from an oyster
Gem from an oyster
While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Gem from an oyster crossword clue.This crossword clue was last seen on May 30 2022 New York Times Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Gem from an oyster has a total of 5 letters.
Share The Answer!
|•||A fringe or border.|
|•||To fringe; to border.|
|•||A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant
luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle
and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters
and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually
due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign
particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
Pearls which are round, or nearly round, and of fine luster, are highly
esteemed as jewels, and compare in value with the precious stones.|
|•||Hence, figuratively, something resembling a pearl; something
|•||Nacre, or mother-of-pearl.|
|•||A fish allied to the turbot; the brill.|
|•||A light-colored tern.|
|•||One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a
|•||A whitish speck or film on the eye.|
|•||A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some
liquid for medicinal application, as ether.|
|•||A size of type, between agate and diamond.|
|•||Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of
|•||To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl.
Used also figuratively.|
|•||To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round
grains; as, to pearl barley.|
|•||To resemble pearl or pearls.|
|•||To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling.|
We have found 4 related crossword clues which have the same answer.
Other Crossword Clues
Here is a list of other crossword clues from the daily NY Times Crossword puzzle.
If you have already solved this crossword clue and are looking for the main post then head over to New York Times Crossword May 30 2022 Answers