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  Definition of oyster
  1. marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
  2. a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl
  3. edible body of any of numerous oysters
  4. gather oysters, dig oysters
Similar Words: huitre

 

Hyponyms: seed oyster, bluepoint, blue point, Japanese oyster, Ostrea gigas, Virginia oyster, pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, saddle oyster, Anomia ephippium, window oyster, windowpane oyster, capiz, Placuna placenta, oysters Rockefeller

 

Part Meronyms: bird, fowl

 

Member Meronyms: Ostreidae, family Ostreidae

 

Derivational Morphology: huitre

 

Anagrams: storey

 

Language Translations:
Danish: østers   Finnish: osteri  
French: huître   German: Auster  
Greek: στρείδι   Hungarian: osztriga  
Indonesian: tiram   Italian: ostrica  
Japanese: 牡蠣   Lithuanian: austrė  
Norwegian: østers   Polish: ostryga  
Portuguese: ostra   Russian: устрица  
Slovene: ostriga   Spanish: ostra  
Turkish: istiridye   Vietnamese: hàu  
 
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