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  • noun Plural form of abalone.

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Examples

  • They made no plans, but fished, gathered mussels and abalones, and climbed among the rocks as the moment moved them.

    CHAPTER VIII

  • When the sacks were full they ventured further among the rock crevices and were rewarded with three abalones, among the shells of which Saxon found one coveted blister-pearl.

    CHAPTER VII

  • There are all different types of the most popular herb, ginseng, along with more unusual items: dried sea cucumbers and abalones, sea horses and dragons, and dried scallops.

    Seeking Alternatives

  • It was in getting the big abalones that Lop-Ear was lost.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • There were mussels and abalones and clams and rock-oysters, and great ocean-crabs that were thrown upon the beaches in stormy weather.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • Then, while Billy wandered in a vain search for abalones, Saxon lay and dabbled in the crystal-clear water of a roak-pool, dipping up handfuls of glistening jewels -- ground bits of shell and pebble of flashing rose and blue and green and violet.

    CHAPTER VI

  • At low tide, there were colorful sea urchins and starfish in various sizes scattered on rocks, and some abalones.

    Osamu Shimomura - Autobiography

  • We are writing this article, gorging on abalones and mussels, digging clams, and catching record-breaking sea-trout and rock-cod in the intervals in which we are not sailing, motor-boating, and swimming in the most temperately equable climate we have ever experienced.

    FOUR HORSES AND A SAILOR

  • In the meantime Billy and the men had undressed and scattered out after mussels and abalones.

    CHAPTER VIII

  • Japanese abalones -- each one of these costs about $350 U.S. the size here is very important here -- the smaller the better.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2009

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