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oysternoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔɪ.stər/  us   /ˈɔɪ.stɚ/
(Definition of oyster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oysternoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔɪ·stər/
a ​watercreature that ​grows within a ​shell, some ​types of which can be ​eaten, and other ​types of which ​producepearls (= ​small, round, ​whitestones used in ​jewelry)
(Definition of oyster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oyster”
in Korean 굴…
in Arabic مَحار…
in Malaysian tiram…
in French huître…
in Russian устрица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牡蠣,蠔…
in Italian ostrica…
in Turkish istiridye…
in Polish ostryga…
in Spanish ostra…
in Vietnamese con hàu…
in Portuguese ostra…
in Thai หอยนางรม…
in German die Auster…
in Catalan ostra…
in Japanese (貝の)カキ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牡蛎,蚝…
in Indonesian tiram…
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