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[pou-uh] /ˈpaʊ ə/

a large, edible abalone of New Zealand, Haliotis iris, the shell of which is used in making jewelry.
an edible abalone, Haliotis iris, of New Zealand, having an iridescent shell used esp for jewellery


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