In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1concha de vieira feminineconcha de ostión feminine Southern Coneconcha de callo de hacha feminine Mexicovenera feminine
- In form, the dishes are identical: three scallop shells on small conical feet are attached to a central shaft that is encrusted with tiny molded shells and coral and supports a fluted cup.
- Am now going to forage in cupboards for scallop shells.
- Patterns of olive leaves, golden scallop shells, and intricate pastel designs ramble over the walls.
- The first big-ship nudist cruise of the Mediterranean, on the 17,000-tonne Flamenco, was hailed as the biggest naked event in these waters since Aphrodite appeared in her birthday suit floating on a scallop shell.
- The central panel portrays the Baptist flanked by two scallop shells, which allude to his role as the baptizer of Jesus.
- The nautical motif continues in the dolphins surrounding the central plaque and in the cattails and scallop shells on either side of the flanking panels and on the clasp.
- It has nothing to do with collops, but requires the oysters to be put into scallop shells.
- Cream colored booths, which bare a vague resemblance to scallop shells, swivel upon command to face the third floor hot line, hard at work.
- The figure emerges from a finely carved sea-foam bodice, and her hair is crowned with a tiara adorned with a scallop shell and a small gondola.
- This one comes from a sand-mud bottom off the South Coast, where a local diver followed a trail of old and empty scallop shells until he hit the fishy equivalent of King Solomon's Mines.
- Once again, a winged dove (the Holy Spirit) radiating light hovers above as John pours water over Christ from a scallop shell, another symbol of baptism.
- hold the scallop shell horizontally in your left hand, flat side up, round edge facing you.
- Sometimes one arm is longer, to function as a handle, and rarely the central plate has an unusual shape such as a scallop shell.
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