from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun edible body of any of numerous oysters


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word huitre.


  • La vache ca me rajeunit pas pis j'ai l'air d'une groupie a dire que ca fait plus de 10 ans que j'colle ce groupe comme une huitre: p: p: p

    pinku-tk Diary Entry pinku-tk 2008

  • The cases contain corals, shells -- especially very fine ones of the _huitre perlière -- bêche-de-mer_, so great a favorite in China for stews; dugong-hides, with the oil and soap made therefrom; silk, tobacco, manioc, fossils, furs and wool.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878. Various


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.