Sentence Examples

  • ABALONE, the Spanish name used in California for various species of the shell-fish of the Haliotidae family, with a richly coloured shell yielding mother-of-pearl.
  • The abalone shell is found especially at Santa Barbara and other places on the southern Californian coast, and when polished makes a beautiful ornament.
  • Motherof-pearl or abalone and other shells are also found, and, with sponges, are exported.
  • Abalone center inlay is set by hand.
  • Abalone shell mounted in black resin.

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