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oyster bed

Definition of oyster bed in English:


A place on the seabed where oysters breed or are bred: the oyster beds are normally ready to be harvested now
More example sentences
  • The parasite attacks oysters, and could destroy oyster beds in the lake forever unless urgent action is taken.
  • There were once extensive oyster beds throughout most of British waters, but the beds were over-exploited.
  • They are reseeding derelict native oyster beds with juvenile pacific oysters.
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