abalone

[ ab-uh-loh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF abalone

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The body of the abalone is a mass of muscle that has tremendous strength.

The Haliotis or abalone was also used and was called uhl-lo.

I'll leave them here for you—and there's plenty of turtle and abalone to be had for the catching.

But the abalone—as a Christian comestible he is a stranger to me and the tooth o' me.

Not another one of us was ever caught in the closing shell of an abalone.

I insist on knowing; and what was that abalone shell remark?

She also hangs wampum or bits of abalone shell on the finest ones.

The habitation deposit consists of loose, ashy dark soil charged with clam and abalone shells, and mammal and bird bones.

Abalone shell was commonly used by peoples of adjacent California.

The Haliotis or abalone shells abound in many parts of the world and are widely known for their beauty.

WORD ORIGIN

type of marine shell, 1850, American English, from Spanish abulon from Costanoan (a California coastal Indian language family) aluan "red abalone."

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mollusk

nouninvertebrate
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