Definitions for haliotis

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  1. Haliotis, genus Haliotis(noun)

    type genus of the family Haliotidae

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  1. Haliotis(ProperNoun)

    A genus of marine shells of the family Haliotidae; the abalone.

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  1. Haliotis(noun)

    a genus of marine shells; the ear-shells. See Abalone

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. "a`ls sea + o'y^s, 'wto`s, ear.]

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