Translation of oyster in Spanish:

oyster

Pronunciation: /ˈɔɪstər; ˈɔɪstə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 c [Culin] [Zool] ostra (f), ostión (m) (Méx) pearl oyster ostra perlífera (before n) [shell] de ostra or (Méx) de ostión oyster bar [Culin] ostrería (f) oyster bed banco (m) de ostras or (Méx) , ostiones, ostral (m) oyster farm vivero (m) or criadero (m) de ostras or (Méx) , ostiones 1.2 u (color) color (m) perla; (before n) color perla (adj inv)

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