I'll bet it's gaelic.
Perhaps Nancy will know.
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From: "Rickard A Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: Those are pearls that were his eyes.
> Peter Montgomery wrote:
> > From: Wordsmith
> > This week's theme: unusual words.
> > margaritaceous (mar-guhr-i-TAY-shuhs) adjective
> > Pearly.
> My wife is named Margaret but goes by Peg or Peggy. And how in the
> world does one get the nickname Peg from Margaret? Pegeen is also a
> name that means "pearl" (but I'm not sure if Pegeen is Gaelic or Greek.)
> Rick Parker
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