Definition of 'oyster'

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Example sentences containing 'oyster'

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Plastic pieces end up in fish and oysters that we eat. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Once he does that the world is his oyster. The Sun (2016)Run knife around inside of top shell to release oyster and remove top shell. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can buy crabs and their own farmed oysters to take away. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Serve the oysters topped with the shallot relish and lemon wedges. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Certainly enough grit in the oyster to produce a pearl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The new moon in your money zone means the world is your oyster. The Sun (2015)This is just the ticket with fresh oysters and crab. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is the correct etiquette for eating oysters? Times, Sunday Times (2006)On better ground the world is his oyster. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They reply with the air of people turning down a ticket to the opera or a dozen oysters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spoon over the oysters to serve. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The pearl oyster has a wonderful muscle in it, similar to a scallop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other subjects of this new run include wolves, oysters and roses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The oyster knife might work but please don't try this at home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hardly pearls discharged by oysters, but rather those who choose to find something that fits them better. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We landed and went to our oyster farm, where we make the only cubic oysters in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Open the oysters and scallops. Conil, Jean & Conil, Christopher (ed) A Passion for Food (1989)I like to mix a few fish: whole oysters, chopped scallop and a bit of finely sliced white fish or tuna works well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'oyster'

British English: oyster /ˈɔɪstə/ NOUN
An oyster is a large flat shellfish which produces pearls.
  • American English: oyster
  • Arabic: صَدَفَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ostra
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: kamenica
  • Czech: ústřice
  • Danish: østers
  • Dutch: oester
  • European Spanish: ostra
  • Finnish: osteri
  • French: huître
  • German: Auster
  • Greek: στρείδι
  • Italian: ostrica
  • Japanese: 牡蠣
  • Korean: 해산물
  • Norwegian: østers
  • Polish: ostryga
  • European Portuguese: ostra
  • Romanian: stridie
  • Russian: устрица
  • Spanish: ostra
  • Swedish: ostron
  • Thai: หอยนางรม
  • Turkish: istiridye
  • Ukrainian: устриця
  • Vietnamese: con hàu


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