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abalone

See also: Abalone

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From American Spanish abulón, from Spanish aulone, either from Rumsen (Southern Ohlone) aūlun (red abalone)[1][2] or from Shoshone aūlun (red abalone).[3]

Pink abalone.

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abalone (usually uncountable, plural abalones)

  1. (US, Australia) An edible univalve mollusc of the genus Haliotis, having a shell lined with mother-of-pearl. [Mid 19th century.][3]
  2. (US, Australia) The meat of the aforementioned mollusc. [Mid 19th century.][3]

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  1. ^ abalone” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  2. ^ abalone” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2
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See also the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica's article on:

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English, borrowed in the mid-20th century.

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abalone m (plural abalones)

  1. (cooking, uncommon) The abalone.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English abalone, from American Spanish abulón, from Spanish aulone, either from Rumsen (Southern Ohlone) aūlun (red abalone) or from Shoshone aūlun (red abalone).

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abalone (Jawi spelling ابالوني, plural abalone-abalone)

  1. abalone (edible univalve mollusc)