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


  • Tour the Hawaiian abalone farm featured in Andrew Zimmern's food show
    If you’ve never seen abalone, celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern will show you some on a Hawaiian farm on his Travel Channel show airing Monday. But you can also see that farm in person -- and sample the shellfish -- if you're visiting the Big Island. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Man arrested for stealing abalone from supermarket
    SINGAPORE - A 54-year-old male suspect was arrested by the police in a shoplifting incident at a Vivocity supermarket. The police was informed of the theft on Jan 21. Six cans of abalone amounting to almost $417 were stolen from the supermarket. Through CCTV footage, Crime Strike Force (CSF) officers from Bukit Merah West Neighbourhood police centre conducted exte Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Kalbarri abalone gets helping hand
    Department of Fisheries staff and Kalbarri fishermen have released 24,000 Roe's abalone (Haliotis roei) onto reef platforms along the cliffs north of Kalbarri, to restock a population decimated by the marine heat wave of 2010-11. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'

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