Capiz shell

Capiz shell
Capiz shell [kə pēz′]
n.
whitish, translucent shell of the Philippines, used in making lamp shades, decorative articles, etc.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Capiz shell — [kə pēz′] n. whitish, translucent shell of the Philippines, used in making lamp shades, decorative articles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Capiz — Infobox Philippine province name = Capiz sealfile = Ph seal capiz.png region = Western Visayas (Region VI) capital = Roxas City founded = mdash; pop2000 = 654,156 pop2000rank = 36th largest popden2000 = 248 popden2000rank = 28th highest areakm2 …   Wikipedia

  • Capiz-Muschel — Systematik Teilklasse: Pteriomorphia Ordnung: Pectinoida Überfamilie: Anomioidea Familie: Placunidae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • capiz — noun marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell • Syn: ↑window oyster, ↑windowpane oyster, ↑Placuna placenta • Hypernyms: ↑oyster • Member Holonyms: ↑Placuna, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • capiz — /keuh peez , ka /, n. 1. a small marine bivalve of the genus Placuna, esp. P. placenta, common in Philippine coastal waters and some other parts of the Pacific Ocean. 2. Also called windowpane shell, windowglass shell. the squarish, translucent… …   Universalium

  • capiz — ca•piz [[t]kəˈpiz, kæ [/t]] n. 1) ivt a Pacific bivalve mollusk of the genus Placuna, common in Philippine waters, having a translucent inner shell used in making lamps and decorative objects 2) ivt the shell itself • Etymology: of undetermined… …   From formal English to slang

  • windowpane shell — capiz. * * * …   Universalium

  • windowglass shell — /win doh glas , glahs / capiz. [1965 70; WINDOW + GLASS] * * * …   Universalium

  • windowpane shell — noun see windowpane oyster * * * capiz …   Useful english dictionary

  • windowglass shell — /win doh glas , glahs / capiz. [1965 70; WINDOW + GLASS] …   Useful english dictionary


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