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EtymologyEdit

A respelling of its original name Pearl.

Proper nounEdit

Perl

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

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

Perl

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

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