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Abalone

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1. abalone, ear-shell

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

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Abalone

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noun
any of various edible marine gastropod molluscs of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell that is perforated with a row of respiratory holes. The shells are used for ornament or decoration
. Also called: ear shell, haliotis See also ormer

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Abalone

see synonyms of abalone
noun
any of a family (Haliotidae) of edible gastropod sea mollusks with an oval, somewhat spiral shell perforated near the edge and lined with mother-of-pearl

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Abalone

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n.
Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell with a row of holes along the outer edge. The colorful pearly interior of the shell is often used for making jewelry or other ornaments. Also called ear shell.

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