Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

The meaning of Cowries

Cowries – 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

Cowries translation into English

Cowries: translate from English into Chinese

Translate cowries into Chinese (Simplified)}
贝壳

Cowries: translate from English into Dutch

Translate cowries into Dutch}
Kauri's

Cowries: translate from English into French

Translate cowries into French}
Cauris

Cowries: translate from English into German

Translate cowries into German}
Kauris

Cowries: translate from English into Hindi

Translate cowries into Hindi}
कौड़ी

Cowries: translate from English into Italian

Translate cowries into Italian}
Cipree

Cowries: translate from English into Korean

Translate cowries into Korean}
카우리리

Cowries: translate from English into Russian

Translate cowries into Russian}
Каури

Cowries: translate from English into Spanish

Translate cowries into Spanish}
Caracoles

Word origin

mid 17th century: from Hindi kauṛī .

Study English words for free

Worder is a free project where you can save words, add translations and study English words.

In order to use our service, you need a free account. You can sign in or sign up an account right now. You can use it in our application afterward.

* The project is being actively developed right now. So, not all functions are available, but we update it regularly.

Cowries – similar words

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.