Origin of abalone
Examples from the Web for abalones
Historical Examples of abalones
From there it was only a stone's throw to the beach where the mussels and abalones clung so thickly to the rocks.El Diablo
God willing, we shall eat Carmel mussels and abalones in May or June.
With love to Carrie, I will leave you to your sea-gardens and abalones.
The abalones are as large as steaks, and a great deal tougher.In the Footprints of the Padres
Charles Warren Stoddard
The rocks were full of abalones and my bag was soon filling rapidly.Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer
J. W. Duffield
Word Origin for abalone
type of marine shell, 1850, American English, from Spanish abulon from Costanoan (a California coastal Indian language family) aluan "red abalone."