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1) abalone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...abalone, (ablo´ne) (KEY) , popular name in the United States for a univalve gastropod mollusk of the genus Haliotis, members of which are also called ear shells,...

2) abalone. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell with a row of holes along the outer edge. The colorful pearly interior...

3) ear shell. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See abalone. 2. The shell of the abalone. From its shape....

4) ormer. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Chiefly British An abalone, especially of the species Haliotis tuberculata, found chiefly in the Channel Islands. French dialectal, from French ormier, short for...

5) Sitka. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...its first industry, remains important; salmon, halibut, red snapper, crab, herring, abalone, and clams are caught. There are also canning, lumbering, and pulp-processing...

6) Sitka. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Isl.; 57°05'N 135°14'W. Tourism; fishing (salmon, halibut, red snapper, crab, herring, abalone, and clams). There are also canneries. Old Sitka, now at Old Harbor...

7) Ketchikan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...1890s, it has become a center of Alaska's fishing industry (especially salmon, halibut, and abalone). Its logging, and pulp industries are declining, but tourism...

8) Ketchikan. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...of the 1890s, it has become a center of Alaska's fishing (especially salmon, halibut, and abalone), and the now-declining logging and pulp industries. Tourism and...

9) mother-of-pearl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fresh-water pearl mussel, which lives in many rivers of the United States and Europe; and the abalone of California, Japan, and other Pacific regions....

10) lacquer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...was highly developed in India; the Chinese inlaid lacquer work with ivory, jade, coral, or abalone and were unrivaled in making articles carved from it. The art spread...

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