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pebble

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpeb.l̩/
a small smooth round stone, especially one found on a beach or in a river: This part of the coast has pebble beaches.
pebbled
adjective uk   us   /-l̩d/ (also pebbly, uk   /-li/ us   )
Translations of “pebble”
in Arabic حَصاة…
in Korean 자갈, 조약돌…
in Malaysian batu kerakal…
in French caillou, galet…
in Turkish çakıl, çakıl taşı…
in Italian ciottolo, sassolino…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指沙灘或河流中的)卵石,礫石…
in Russian галька…
in Polish kamyk…
in Vietnamese đá cuội/ sỏi…
in Spanish guija, guijarro, china…
in Portuguese seixo…
in Thai กรวด…
in German der Kiesel…
in Catalan palet (de riera), còdol…
in Japanese 小石…
in Indonesian batu kecil…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指沙滩或河流中的)卵石,砾石…
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