ear-shell

Definitions of ear-shell
  1. noun
    any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior
    synonyms: abalone
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    types:
    Haliotis tuberculata, ormer, sea-ear
    an abalone found near the Channel Islands
    type of:
    gastropod, univalve
    a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
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