Often Bêche-de-Mer. Neo-Melanesian.
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On the reefs of the Southern Ocean is found a kind of sea-slug termed the Beche-de-mer.
The beche de mer industry has also been a great help to business people in Cooktown.Early Days in North Queensland | Edward Palmer
He was just back from a long cruise to the westward, fishing beche-de-mer and sandalwood trading.A Son Of The Sun | Jack London
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
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