noun. marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell.
- window oyster
- genus Placuna
- Placuna placenta
- windowpane oyster
Example sentences of the word capiz
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.
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.