Definition of pearl fishery in English:

pearl fishery

noun

  • The occupation or industry of pearl fishing; a place or district where this takes place.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Stevens (c1662–1726), translator and antiquary. From pearl + fishery, after pearl fishing, pearl fisher.

Pronunciation

pearl fishery

/ˈpəːl ˌfɪʃ(ə)ri/