Haliotis

Haliotis

Ha`li*o"tis\ (? or ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sea + ?, ?, ear.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine shells; the ear-shells. See Abalone.
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haliotis

noun
type genus of the family Haliotidae 
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