Meaning of pearl fishing in English:

pearl fishing

Pronunciation /ˈpəːl ˌfɪʃɪŋ/

noun

  • The occupation or industry of fishing for pearls.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Purchas (bap. 1577, d. 1626), geographical editor and compiler and Church of England clergyman. From pearl + fishing.