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a trepang.
Often, Bêche-de-Mer. Neo-Melanesian.
Historical Examples

On the reefs of the Southern Ocean is found a kind of sea-slug termed the beche-de-mer.
Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art Various

There were traders old and young, beche-de-mer fishermen, old beach-combers and blackbirders.
Through the South Seas with Jack London Martin Johnson

We must fill the three schooners with copra and beche-de-mer.
South Sea Tales Jack London

noun (pl) bêches-de-mer (ˌbɛʃdəˈmɛə), bêche-de-mer
another name for trepang
See Beach-la-Mar


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