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Definition of "paua" [paua]

  • A large, edible abalone, Haliotis iris, native to New Zealand, whose shell is used to make jewelry. (noun)
  • The shell of this mollusc. (noun)
  • A fish hook made from this shell. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "paua" in a sentence
  • "Sammon in paua shud get fishes foar teh whole grouper cheezfrends ohn here."
  • "May 21, 2008 at 11:52 pm btw paua shells mek great eshtrays but not soo nommable IMHO whitebait also quite scarey nom – now kumera – drollxxxxxx"
  • "That was then and now is now, when younger and more tender farmed abalones are almost invariably what you are likely to get, unless you consort with poachers in New Zealand and they give you some of the paua they pry from the ocean floor with stealth and special iron tools."