from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A place where oysters breed or are raised.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An oyster-bank; a place where oysters breed or are bred; a place prepared and sown or planted with spat.
  • noun A bed, layer, or stratum containing fossil oysters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A place on the seabed where oysters are grown to be harvested

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

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown


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