Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Japanese abalone, or sea-ear, Haliotis gigantea, a shellfish found in great quantity on the southern shores of Japan and much used as food.

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Examples

  • The night continued with off-the-menu stashes of Yoshi-san's best goods neither the kin-me-dai or the awabi were on the menu.

    Awesome Awabi

  • And yes, this awabi was nothing short of delicious!

    Awesome Awabi

  • I also had an absolutely delightful plate of awabi abalone.

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  • I also had an absolutely delightful plate of awabi abalone.

    Awesome Awabi

  • The awabi was such a treat, much better than any of my previous experiences.

    Awesome Awabi

  • Opaque and translucent, awabi flesh is so inviting and so enticing.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Japanese ceviche sweet tomato caviar and fugu skin mizugai, tairagai, and awabi, with ponzu the meat is in a cold scented broth of Veuve Cliquote, lime and cucumber, you retrieve the bites with a slotted label and dip them in the ponzu.

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  • Japanese ceviche sweet tomato caviar and fugu skin mizugai, tairagai, and awabi, with ponzu the meat is in a cold scented broth of Veuve Cliquote, lime and cucumber, you retrieve the bites with a slotted label and dip them in the ponzu.

    Morimoto NYC: Omakase bar night 5, the porn

  • The night continued with off-the-menu stashes of Yoshi-san's best goods neither the kin-me-dai or the awabi were on the menu.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Opaque and translucent, awabi flesh is so inviting and so enticing.

    Awesome Awabi

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  • A large species of abalone in Japan. (Listed in OED2.)

    November 18, 2007