Definition of pebble noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpebl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpebl//
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a smooth, round stone that is found in or near water a pebble beach Word Originlate 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.
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