abalone

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English[edit]

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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. (Canada, US, Australia) An edible univalve mollusc of the genus Haliotis, having a shell lined with mother-of-pearl. [from mid-19th century][4]
  2. (Canada, US, Australia) The meat of the aforementioned mollusc. [from mid-19th century]

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  1. ^ abalone” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.
  2. ^ abalone” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.
  3. ^ “abalone” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 2.
  4. ^ “abalone” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 1.
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French[edit]

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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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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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)