HyperDic: oyster

English > 4 senses of the word oyster:
NOUNanimaloystermarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell
foodoyster, huitreedible body of any of numerous oysters
foodoystera small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl
VERBcontactoystergather oysters, dig oysters
oyster > pronunciation
Soundsoy'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > oyster: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningmarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters.
Member ofOstreidae, family Ostreidaeoysters
Partshuitre, oysteredible body of any of numerous oysters
NarrowerJapanese oyster, Ostrea gigasA large oyster native to Japan and introduced along the Pacific coast of the United States
Virginia oysterCommon edible oyster of Atlantic coast of North America
bluepoint, blue pointsmall edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritiferaTropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North America and Central America
saddle oyster, Anomia ephippiumthin-shelled bivalve having the right valve deeply notched
seed oysterA young oyster especially of a size for transplantation
window oyster, windowpane oyster, capiz, Placuna placentamarine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell
Broaderbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Spanishostra, ostrea
Catalanostra
Verbsoystergather oysters, dig oysters
English > oyster: 4 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningedible body of any of numerous oysters.
Synonymhuitre
Part ofoystermarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell
Narrowerbluepoint, blue pointoysters originally / originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast
oysters Rockefelleroysters spread with butter and spinach and seasonings and baked on the half shell
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishostra
Catalanostra
Verbsoystergather oysters, dig oysters
English > oyster: 4 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl.
Part ofbird, fowlThe flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
Broaderhelping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
Spanishostra
Catalanostra
English > oyster: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGather oysters, dig oysters.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and oyster
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishbuscar ostras
Nounsoystermarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell
oysteredible body of any of numerous oysters

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