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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cowries (0.01095 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Cowries.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: cowrie cowrie n : any of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells [syn: cowry]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cowries Cowrie \Cow"rie\ Cowry \Cow"ry\(kou"r[y^]), n.; pl. Cowries (-r[i^]z). [Hind. kaur[imac].] (Zo["o]l.) A marine shell of the genus Cypr[ae]a. [1913 Webster] Note: There are numerous species, many of them ornamental. Formerly Cypr[ae]a moneta and several other species were largely used as money in Africa and some other countries, and they are still so used to some extent. The value is always trifling, and varies at different places. [1913 Webster]


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