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oyster British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs with rough irregular shells. Several kinds are eaten (especially raw) as a delicacy and may be farmed for food or pearls:

oyster white in oyster British & World English

A shade of greyish white

oyster bar British & World English

A hotel bar or small restaurant where oysters are served

Oyster Bay British & World English

A town in central Long Island in New York that includes the villages of Hicksville, Farmingdale, and Oyster Bay; population 301,474 (est. 2008)

oyster bed British & World English

A part of the sea bottom where oysters breed or are bred

oyster crab British & World English

A minute, soft-bodied crab that lives inside the shell of a bivalve mollusk, where it filters food particles from the water drawn into the shell by its host

oyster farm British & World English

An area of the seabed used for breeding oysters

wing oyster British & World English

An edible marine bivalve mollusc with a fragile flattened shell, the hinge of which bears wing-like projections

oyster plant British & World English

another term for salsify.

oyster sauce British & World English

A sauce made with oysters and soy sauce, used especially in Chinese cookery

pearl oyster British & World English

A tropical marine bivalve mollusc with a ridged scaly shell, which produces pearls

thorny oyster British & World English

A bivalve mollusc of warm seas, the pinkish-brown shell of which is heavily ribbed and bears blunt or flattened spines

oyster cracker British & World English

A small, round soda cracker served with soup, oysters, etc.

oyster mushroom British & World English

A widely distributed edible fungus with a greyish-brown oyster-shaped cap and a very short or absent stem, growing on the wood of broadleaved trees and causing rot

prairie oyster British & World English

A drink made with a raw egg and seasoning, drunk as a cure for a hangover

vegetable oyster British & World English

The edible root of salsify, the taste of which is said to resemble that of oysters

the world is your oyster British & World English

You are in a position to take the opportunities that life has to offer

drill1 British & World English

A predatory mollusc that bores into the shells of other molluscs in order to feed on the soft tissue

oystercatcher British & World English

A wading bird with black-and-white or all-black plumage and a strong orange-red bill, typically found on the coast and feeding chiefly on shellfish

oyster drill in drill1 British & World English

A predatory mollusc that bores into the shells of other molluscs in order to feed on the soft tissue

American oyster in oyster British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs with rough irregular shells. Several kinds are eaten (especially raw) as a delicacy and may be farmed for food or pearls:

the world is your oyster in oyster British & World English

You are in a position to take the opportunities that life has to offer

common European oyster in oyster British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs with rough irregular shells. Several kinds are eaten (especially raw) as a delicacy and may be farmed for food or pearls: