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Definition of Cypraea

Cypraea
Money bill (Legislation), a bill for raising revenue. Money broker, a broker who deals in different kinds of money; one who buys and sells bills of exchange; -- called also money changer. Money cowrie (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of Cypr[ae]a (esp. C. moneta) formerly much used as money by savage tribes. See Cowrie. Money of account, a denomination of value used in keeping accounts, for which there may, or may not, be an equivalent coin; e. g., the mill is a money of account in the United States, but not a coin. Money order, an order for the payment of money; specifically, a government order for the payment of money, issued at one post office as payable at another; -- called also postal money order.
Cypraea
Cypraea Cy*pr[ae]"a (s?-pr?"?), n. [NL.; cf. Gr. ???? a name of Venus.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of mollusks, including the cowries. See Cowrie.

Meaning of Cypraea from wikipedia

- the genus Cypraea include: † Cypraea ficoides (Hutton, 1873) Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786 † Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, 1814 Cypraea tigris Linnaeus...
- Cypraea tigris, commonly known as the tiger cowrie, is a species of cowry, a large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the...
- inquirendum) Cypraea amethistina Costa O.G., 1830 Cypraea aurora Monterosato, 1897 Cypraea ****hii Audouin, 1826 Cypraea leucogaster Gmelin, 1791 Cypraea lurida...
- an eye. On the Fiji Islands, a s**** of the golden cowrie or bulikula, Cypraea aurantium, was drilled at the ends and worn on a string around the neck...
- Vol. 2, No. 1 (2021) On-line articles with Cypraea moneta in the HAWAIIAN S**** NEWS (1960-1994) cypraea moneta More habitat info S**** money Astamangala...
- in the genus Cypraea (the second species is Cypraea tigris, Linnaeus, 1758), as all other species previously belonging to the genus Cypraea have been re****igned...
- cowry of the Indo-Pacific, Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris Linnaeus, which belongs to the subgenus Cypraea of the genus Cypraea. However, it is not mandatory...
- Synonyms Cribraria chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) Cribraria cruenta Cypraea chinensis Gmelin, 1791 (basionym) Cypraea cruenta Erronea chinensis (Gmelin, 1791)...
- Cypraea hungerfordi lovetha is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae. Poppe G.T., Tagaro S. & Buijse J. (2005) A...
- sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: "Cypraea lefaiti" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (September 2018)...