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Definition of abalone

What is the definition of "abalone"?
  • ab•a•lo•nenoun
  • 1. 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 ornaments. Also called ear shell.


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  • "So we set up camp on the beach which was nearly covered in abalone shells."

    "(Italy) and abulón, the Spanish source of our word abalone -- began 30 years ago in La Jolla."

    "(Italy) and abulón, the Spanish source of our word abalone -- began 30 years ago in California."

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