Definition of Capiz

1. Noun. Marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell.

Exact synonyms: Placuna Placenta, Window Oyster, Windowpane Oyster
Generic synonyms: Oyster
Group relationships: Genus Placuna, Placuna



Definition of Capiz

1. a bivalve mollusk [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capiz

capitulated
capitulates
capitulating
capitulation
capitulationer
capitulationest
capitulationism
capitulationist
capitulations
capitulator
capitule
capitulescence
capitulum
capitulum humeri
capitulum of humerus
capiz (current term)
capizes
caplan's syndrome
caplan syndrome
caple
caples
capless
caplet
caplets
caplike
caplin
caplins
capmaker
capmakers
capnellane

Literary usage of Capiz

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1. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1905)
"JC ROBBINS capiz. PHILIPPINE ISLANDS WE have just concluded our first year of work in capiz, our youngest mission station. It has been a year full of shade ..."

2. Acts of the Philippine Commission, No.1-1800 (1904)
"AN ACT Extending: the time for the payment of the Innd tax In the Provinces of Antique and capiz fur the year nineteen hundred and four until October first, ..."

3. Acts of the Philippine Commission, No.1-1800 (1902)
"281.] AN ACT amending section 1 of Act No. 196, authorizing the loan from the insular treasury of twenty-five thousand dollars to the provinces of capiz. ..."

4. In the Land of the Filipino by Ralph Kent Buckland (1912)
"... RIDE TO capiz. seeing Mr. S. and Mr. M.; but the likelihood of having to accept favors that I perhaps would never be in a position to return, ..."

5. Hand-book of Universal Geography: Being a Gazetteer of the World by Theophilus Carey Callicot (1853)
"capiz, a city of the Philippines, cap. of the isl. Panay, on its N. coast. P. 11145. capizZI, a town of Sicily, intend. Messina. P. 3400. ..."

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