abalones


abalones
æbə'ləʊnɪ n. edible sea mollusk

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Abalone — For board game, see Abalone (board game). Abelone redirects here. For the wine grape that is also known as Abelone, see Chasselas. Abalone Living abalone in tank showing epipodium and tentacles, anterior end to the right …   Wikipedia

  • Black abalone — Taxobox name = Black abalone image width = 240px status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Archaeogastropoda familia = Haliotidae genus = Haliotis species = H. cracherodii binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • gastropod — /gas treuh pod /, n. 1. any mollusk of the class Gastropoda, comprising the snails, whelks, slugs, etc. adj. 2. Also, gastropodous /ga strop euh deuhs/. belonging or pertaining to the gastropods. [1820 30; < NL Gast(e)ropoda a class of mollusks.… …   Universalium

  • Haliotis corrugata — Taxobox name = Pink abalone regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Archaeogastropoda familia = Haliotidae genus = Haliotis species = H. corrugata binomial = Haliotis corrugata The pink abalone, Haliotis corrugata , is a… …   Wikipedia

  • abalone — /ab euh loh nee/, n. a large mollusk of the genus Haliotis, having a bowllike shell bearing a row of respiratory holes, the flesh of which is used for food and the shell for ornament and as a source of mother of pearl. [1840 50, Amer.; taken as… …   Universalium

  • abalone — [ abalɔn ] n. m. • 1966; mot angl. amér. ♦ Zool. Ormeau (2). « des huîtres perlières et des abalones dont la coquille était jadis très prisée » (Perec). ● abalone nom masculin (mot anglais) Autre nom de l haliotide. ⇒ABALONE, subst. masc. ZOOL.,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Northern abalone — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • White abalone — Taxobox name = White abalone image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Archaeogastropoda familia = Haliotidae genus = Haliotis species = H. sorenseni binomial = Haliotis sorenseni binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Green abalone — Taxobox name = Green abalone regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Archaeogastropoda familia = Haliotidae genus = Haliotis species = H. fulgens binomial = Haliotis fulgens binomial authority = The green abalone, Haliotis …   Wikipedia

  • Jeonbokjuk — Infobox Korean name caption=Jeonbokjuk made without the abalone s internal organs hangul=전복죽 hanja=linktext|全|鰒|粥 rr=jeonbok juk mr=chŏnpok chuk Jeonbokjuk (IPA2|tɕʌnpok tɕuk) is a variety of juk (죽), or Korean porridge, made with abalone and… …   Wikipedia


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