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Noun: cowrie  kaw-ree
  1. Any of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells
    - cowry

Sounds like: cowry, kauri, kaury

Derived forms: cowries

Type of: gasteropod [archaic], gastropod, univalve

Part of: Cypraea, genus Cypraea

Encyclopedia: Cowrie