Definición de perlemoen en inglés:

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perlemoen

Pronunciación: /ˌpəːləˈmʊn/

sustantivo (plural igual)

South African
An abalone.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • As mentioned in your article, mussels, cockles and perlemoen were in abundance.
  • There appeared to be ‘quite’ an operation being conducted in the house because the alleged poachers even had a scale to weigh the perlemoen.
  • The illegal perlemoen trade is a lucrative business, with an estimated 150 poachers operating in the city alone.

Origen

Afrikaans, from obsolete perlemoer 'mother of pearl' (referring to the pearlized layer inside the shell).

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Saltos de línea: perle|moen

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