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paua
American English: /ˈpaʊə/
British English: /ˈpɑːwə/

Translation of paua in Spanish:

noun

(New Zealand) (Cooking, Zoology)
  • 2 (mollusc shell)
    concha (feminine) de abulón or oreja marina or loco
    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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