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