Perl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A respelling of its original name Pearl.

Proper noun[edit]

Perl

  1. (computer languages) A family of high-level programming languages, particularly used for text processing.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French perle (pearl), used by Jean Jannon for the type used in his miniature editions of Horace, Vergil, and the New Testament in the 1620s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛʁl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Perl f (genitive Perl, no plural)

  1. (uncountable, printing, dated) pearl: the small size of type standardized as 5 point.

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Hunsrik[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Perl f (plural Perle)

  1. pearl

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