(noun)Any of variouslargeediblemarinegastropods of the genus Haliotis, having anear-shapedshell with a row of holesalong the outeredge. The colorfulpearlyinterior of the shellisoftenused for makingornaments.Alsocalledearshell.
(noun) any of various edible marine gastropod molluscs of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell that is perforated with a row of respiratory holes. The shells are used for ornament or decoration
Use "abalone" in a sentence
"So we set up camp on the beach which was nearly covered in abalone shells."
"(Italy) and abulón, the Spanish source of our word abalone -- began 30 years ago in La Jolla."
"(Italy) and abulón, the Spanish source of our word abalone -- began 30 years ago in California."