Translation of paua in Spanish:

paua

abulón, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːwə//ˈpaʊə/

noun

  • 1

    (edible mollusc)
    abulón masculine
    oreja marina feminine
    oreja de mar feminine
    loco masculine Chile
    • Some people go diving and catch crayfish and occasionally paua.
    • The pair were in possession of more than three times the recreational daily limit of paua and kina.
    • Wild pigs, crayfish and paua were plentiful and used to supplement the food supply.
    • My brother and I would walk through the pools at low tide and fish for paua and crayfish.
    • The rocks there abound with crayfish, paua, mussels, kina, maomao and snapper.
  • 2

    (mollusc shell)
    concha de abulón feminine
    concha de oreja marina feminine
    concha de loco feminine
    • The shop has a good selection of New Zealand souvenirs at reasonable prices including jade and paua items.
    • The Maori elements are to be found in the bands of symmetrically ordered paua shell inlay, a customary ceremonial and artistic material.
    • One strikingly beautiful gown is made of bubble wrap and organza, and another pairs paua shells and feathers.
    • They were made by her brothers and sisters with paua and handmade paper.