Meaning of “oyster” in the English Dictionary

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"oyster" in American English

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oysternoun [ C ]

us /ˈɔɪ·stər/

a water creature that grows within a shell, some types of which can be eaten, and other types of which produce pearls (= small, round, white stones used in jewelry)

(Definition of “oyster” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)