"abalone" Definition


  1. n. A univalve mollusk of the genus Haliotis. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.

Dictionary Stats for "abalone"

Position in dictionary: 201 of 111710 words.
Word Types: n.,
Words that start with abalone: 1
Words that end with abalone: 1
Words that contain abalone: 1
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Definition of abalone

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