Translation of paua in Spanish:

paua

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊə; ˈpɑːwə/

noun/nombre

(New Zealand/Nueva Zelanda) [Cookery/Cocina] [Zoology/Zoología]
  • 2 (mollusc shell) concha (feminine) de abulón or oreja marina or loco
    More example sentences
    • One strikingly beautiful gown is made of bubble wrap and organza, and another pairs paua shells and feathers.
    • The Maori elements are to be found in the bands of symmetrically ordered paua shell inlay, a customary ceremonial and artistic material.
    • They were made by her brothers and sisters with paua and handmade paper.

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