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noun 
  1. (context, US, Australia, zoology) An edible univalve mollusc of the genus Haliotis, having a shell lined with mother-of-pearl.
Translations: 
  • French: ormeau , haliotide
  • German: Abalone, Meerohr , Seeohr
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: oreja de mar , abulón
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From American (term, abulón), from (Ohlo.) (Rumsen) (term, aulón). Used in English since the 19th Century.


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