noun. marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell.
1. Noun, singular or mass Wipe your capiz shell lamp routinely, to keep it free of dirt and dust, using only water and a soft cloth. 2. Adjective Any little girl's bedroom becomes fit for a princess with this elegant chandelier made from capiz shells — that is, translucent oyster shells arranged in a geometric floral pattern.