Abalone

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Abalone Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


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

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Abalone Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Abalone (from Spanish Abulón) are a type of Gastropod shellfish.

Abalone are known by their colorful inside shell. This is also called ear-shell, ormer in Guernsey, perlemoen in South Africa, and pāua in New Zealand.

The meat of this shellfish is thought to be delicious in some parts of Latin America (especially Chile), South East Asia, and East Asia (especially in China, Japan, and Korea).



Abalone Sample Sentences in News


  • State considers locally based regulations for recreational red abalone
    Regulations for recreational red abalone diving have been mostly uniform along the Northern California coast for a decade, but the state is now considering changes to allow more locally specific rules. Through an online survey, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking divers for input about how the... Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Abalone farm near Portland wants to double output
    A COMMERCIAL abalone farm near Portland wants to treble its wastewater discharge into the ocean as part of expansion plans which would double production. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Tasmanian man caught with illegal catch of undersized abalone
    A 62-year-old man has been apprehended after taking more than 100 undersized abalone from Tasmanian waters. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'

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