Complete Definition of "trepang"

English
Etymology
From Malay teripang.

Pronunciation
IPA|/trɪËpæÅ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. bêche-de-mer, sea cucumber.

#:*1988: There had been a drop in the mother-of-pearl shell market and quite a few of the pearling luggers had turned their attention to diving for trepang, which had survived the ravages of the depression and was easy to recover, lying in shallow waters. â Tom Cole, Hell West and Crooked (Angus & Robertson 1995, p. 266)

Translations
French: bêche-de-mer f

Category:Malay derivations
ru:trepang
vi:trepang

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