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ear-shell


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ear-shell  \Ear"-shell`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  flattened  marine  univalve  shell  of  the  genus  {Haliotis};  -- 
  called  also  {sea-ear}.  See  {Abalone}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ear-shell 
  n  :  any  of  various  large  edible  marine  gastropods  of  the  genus 
  Heliotis  having  an  ear-shaped  shell  with  pearly  interior 
  [syn:  {abalone}] 




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