Definition of Oysters

1. Noun. (plural of oyster) ¹



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Definition of Oysters

1. oyster [v] - See also: oyster

Medical Definition of Oysters

1. Marine bivalve mollusks of several genera (ostrea, crassostrea, pinctada, meleagrina) with a rough irregular shell closed by a single adductor muscle. It includes oysters as food. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oysters

oystercatchers
oystered
oysterer
oysterers
oysterfish
oystergreen
oystering
oysterings
oysterless
oysterlike
oysterling
oysterlings
oysterman
oystermen
oysterplant
oysters (current term)
oysters Rockefeller
oystre
oystrige
oystriges
oz
oz.
ozaena
ozaenas
ozagrel
ozalid
ozalids
ozeki
ozekis
ozelot sword

Literary usage of Oysters

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The oysters are peculiar in that the intestine does not run through the ... The most important species are the common oysters of Europe (O. edulis et a/. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"The oysters also possessed a noticeable coppery taste. ... Two other samples of fresh oysters and six samples of canned oysters, sold under the name of Cove ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"OYSTER Whit stable, Colchester and Brightlingsea, The oysters landed on the coasts of ... Planting is carried on in seven counties; the oysters taken from ..."

4. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"Oyster culture has been tried, but unsuccessfully, on this coast ; a great business in " laying down " oysters is still carried on at Wellfleet. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"oysters and Disease. An account of Certain Observations upon the Normal and Pathological Histology and Bacteriology of the Oyster and other Shell-fish. ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"Report on oysters under Normal and Abnormal Environments. See Reports, p. 663. 4. The Presence of Iron and of Copper in Green and in White oysters. ..."

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