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oyster

oys·ter

oyster

 
pronunciation:
oI str
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various edible mollusks found chiefly in shallow water and characterized by a lumpy, irregular bi-valved shell, esp. the pearl oyster.
 
definition 2: something with the promise of a prize or reward.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: oystered, oystering, oysters
definition: to collect oysters.
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  invertebrate, mollusk, ocean