Oyster

Oyster is slang for a globule of phlegm.
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Oyster

A bivalve mollusk with a rough gray shell. The flesh varies from creamy beige to pale gray; the flavor from salty to bland; the texture from tender to firm. The Atlantic or Eastern oysters are considered superior to Pacific varieties.
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oyster

[n] - a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl 2. [n] - marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell 3. [v] - gather oysters, dig oysters
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Oyster

Oys'ter noun [ Old French oistre , French huître , Latin ostrea , ostreum , Greek 'o`streon ; probably akin to 'ostre`on bone, the oyster being so named from its shell. Confer Osseous , Ostracize .] 1. (Zoology) Any mar...
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oyster

1. <marine biology, zoology> Any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Ostrea. They are usually found adhering to rocks or other fixed objects in shallow water along the seacoasts, or in brackish water in the mouth of rivers. The common European oyster (Ostrea edulis), and the American oyster (Ostrea Virginiana), are the most important species....
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oyster

noun marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
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Oyster

• (n.) A name popularly given to the delicate morsel contained in a small cavity of the bone on each side of the lower part of the back of a fowl. • (n.) Any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Ostrea. They are usually found adhering to rocks or other fixed objects in shallow water along the seacoasts, or in brackish water in the mouth of...
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oyster

any member of the families Ostreidae (true oysters) or Aviculidae (pearl oysters), bivalve mollusks found in temperate and warm coastal waters of ... [5 related articles]
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oyster

oyster, edible bivalve mollusk found in beds in shallow, warm waters of all oceans. The shell is made up of two valves, the upper one flat and the lower convex, with variable outlines and a rough outer surface. Since the oyster spends most of its life (except for the free-swimming larval stage) atta...
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Oyster

The oyster is a bivalve mollusc of the genus Ostrea constituting the family Ostreidae, or true oyster, family, having the upper valve flat, the lower concave, hinged by an elastic ligament. The mantle, lying against the shell, protects the inner body, which includes respiratory, digestive, and reproductive organs. They are usually found adhering to...
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oyster

Edible shellfish with a rough, irregular hinged shell, found on the sea bottom in coastal areas. Oysters are bivalve molluscs; the upper valve (shell) is flat, the lower hollow, like a bowl, and the two are hinged by an elastic ligament. The mantle, a protective layer of skin, lies against the shell, shielding the inner body, which includes the...
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oyster

Oysters have been cultivated for at least 2,000 years and have long been a favorite of Americans. Oysters in the shell must be alive to be good to eat. If an oyster is open, even slightly, and it doesn't close tightly when handled, discard it. Dead oysters are unfit to eat. Always scrub oyster shells thoroughly before opening. There are four mai......
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Oyster

[fowl] Oysters are two small, round pieces of dark meat on the back of poultry near the thigh, in the hollow on the dorsal side of the ilium bone. Some regard the `oyster meat` to be the most flavorful and tender part of the bird, while others dislike the taste and texture. In French, this part of the bird is called sot-l`y-laisse which tra...
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Oyster

The word oyster is used as a common name for a number of different families of saltwater clams, bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats. In some species the valves are highly calcified, and many are somewhat irregular in shape. Many, but not all, oysters are in the superfamiily Ostreoidea. Some kinds of oysters are commonly consu...
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Oyster

All species of Crassostrea
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Oyster

Kalva
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