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Abalone

Abalone Meaning & Definition
Abalone Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abalone?

[n] any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abalone: ear-shell

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See Also | gastropod | genus Haliotis | Haliotis | Haliotis tuberculata | ormer | sea-ear | univalve

Abalone In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab`a*lo"ne\ ([a^]b`[.a]*l[=o]"n[-e]), n. (Zo["o]l.) A univalve mollusk of the genus {Haliotis}. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.

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