Definition of oysters Rockefeller in English:

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oysters Rockefeller

plural noun

Oysters covered with a mixture of spinach, butter, seasonings, and bread crumbs and cooked on the half shell.
Example sentences
  • Last year the first course was oysters Rockefeller, served in the Homestead Cabin, then we had salmon tartare in mini ice-cream-cone-shaped flutes around a bonfire.
  • Next came a delicious ‘deconstructed’ version of oysters Rockefeller consisting of one poached oyster flavored with a crisp slice of pancetta, on a bed of spinach, watercress, and beurre fondue, all served on a long silver spoon.
  • My only misgiving concerns the oysters Rockefeller.

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Syllabification: oys·ters Rock·e·fel·ler

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