[oi-ster-muh n] /ˈɔɪ stər mən/
noun, plural oystermen.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells .
a boat specially equipped for gathering .
noun (mainly US) (pl) -men
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters
a boat used in gathering oysters
noun 1. . noun 1. an edible fungus, Pleurotus ostreatus, having an oyster-shaped cap, commonly found growing in clusters on the trunks of broad-leaved trees
- Oyster pink
noun 1. . 2. . 3. . noun 1. salsify or sea lungwort See salsify (sense 1), lungwort (sense 2)
- Oyster sauce
noun a salty sauce made with oysters and seasonings, used in Asian dishes Examples Oyster sauce also contains water, salt, cornstarch, and caramel coloring. Usage Note cooking