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noun as in shell

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The business plans called for growing abalone, lobster, oysters, clams, and seaweed.

In the case of the excruciatingly slow-growing red abalone, this could be ten to twelve years.

In California, tourists have been pitted against career foragers, causing problems for wild mushrooms and abalone.

On these we stroll and gather abalone shells and empty sea eggs and other relics up-thrown by winter storms.

Emmie, grown very pink, had thrust Editha and Archibald Abalone under the table.

Disks of abalone shell with small openings to permit actual vision were fitted into the eye openings in the basket.

Incidentally, it is interesting to note that the Chinese consumed the abalone meat in large quantities.

Yet as each man rose again usually he had secured one or more of the large abalone shells.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abalone, such as: mollusk, ear, and ormer.

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