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awabi

noun

Japanese term for abalone

Usage Note

cooking

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  • The great pearl and shell of the awabi were placed in the temple, and the body was reverently buried.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Utamaro's most famous works, particularly the "awabi Shell-Divers" triptych, have been reprinted fairly well.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke

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