What does bêche-de-mer mean?

Definitions for bêche-de-mer
ˌbɛʃ dəˈmɛər, ˌbeɪʃ-bêche-de-mer

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bêche-de-mer

    bāsh′-dė-mār, n. the trepang or sea-slug, a species of Holothuria, much esteemed in China as a food delicacy. [Fr.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Beche-de-mer

    a slug, called also the trepang, procured on the coral reefs of the Pacific, which is dried and eaten as a dainty by the Chinese.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bêche-de-mer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bêche-de-mer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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