n(New Zealand/Nueva Zelanda) [Cookery/Cocina] [Zoology/Zoología]
- 1 (edible mollusc) abulón (m); oreja (f) marina or de mar; loco (m) (Chile)More example sentences
- The rocks there abound with crayfish, paua, mussels, kina, maomao and snapper.
- Some people go diving and catch crayfish and occasionally paua.
- Wild pigs, crayfish and paua were plentiful and used to supplement the food supply.
- 2 (mollusc shell) concha (feminine) de abulón or oreja marina or locoMore example sentences
- One strikingly beautiful gown is made of bubble wrap and organza, and another pairs paua shells and feathers.
- The Maori elements are to be found in the bands of symmetrically ordered paua shell inlay, a customary ceremonial and artistic material.
- They were made by her brothers and sisters with paua and handmade paper.
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