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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries;
[syn: Cypraea, genus Cypraea]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cypraea \Cy*pr[ae]"a\ (s?-pr?"?), n. [NL.; cf. Gr. ???? a name of Venus.] (Zool.) A genus of mollusks, including the cowries. See Cowrie. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Cypraea n 1: type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries [syn: Cypraea, genus Cypraea]