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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Haliotis, genus Haliotis(noun)

    type genus of the family Haliotidae


  1. Haliotis(ProperNoun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haliotis

    hal-i-ō′tis, n. a genus of univalve shells, the ear-shells, supplying mother-of-pearl.—adj. Hal′iotoid. [Gr. hals, sea, ous, ōtis, ear.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haliotis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haliotis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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