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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cowrie:
Word forms: plural ˈcowries
any of a number of gastropods (family Cypraeidae) having brightly colored, glossy shells and found in warm seas
the shell of any of these mollusks, esp. the shell of the money cowrie ( Cypraea moneta), formerly used as currency in parts of Africa and S Asia