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The meaning of Cowrie

ˈkaʊ.ri

Cowrie – definition

noun

A marine mollusc which has a glossy, brightly patterned domed shell with a long, narrow opening.

Usage examples:

We found tiny cowries on the soft corals and red spider crabs on the fans.
noun

A small sea creature with a soft body and a brightly coloured shell, or the shell itself used in the past as money in parts of africa and southern asia

Usage examples:

A cowrie shell

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贝, 宝贝

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Kauri, Porseleinslak

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Cauris

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Kaurischnecke

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कौड़ी

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Ciprea

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카우리, 별보배고둥

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Каури

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Cauri

Word origin

mid 17th century: from Hindi kauṛī .

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