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How to Pronounce cowrie?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cowrie" is [kˈa͡ʊɹi], [kˈa‍ʊɹi], [k_ˈaʊ_ɹ_i].

What are the misspellings for cowrie?

"Cowrie" in context

Cowries are a type of sea snail, also known as Cypraea Moneta or "money cowries". It is a very popular item in many cultures, from ancient Egypt to Asia, which explains why it is also known as "money cowries". The shells are often used as a form of currency, jewelry, and even spiritual ornamentation.

The shells vary in sizes and shapes, but the most common color ranges from white to pale yellow or tan. On the inside, the cowry has a smooth and glossy surface, which makes it a beautiful item to behold. It is also believed to have a healing and protective power.

What are similar-sounding words for cowrie?

Usage over time for cowrie:

This graph shows how "cowrie" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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