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1. A pearl diver.
2. A boat engaged in seeking or trading pearls.
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1. a person who dives for or trades in pearls
2. a boat used while searching for pearls
3. informal Austral something impressive: that shot was a real pearler.
informal Austral excellent; pleasing
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