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Olympia oyster

noun Olym·pia oyster \ə-ˈlim-pē-ə-, ō-\

Definition of OLYMPIA OYSTER

:  a small flavorful native oyster (Ostrea lurida) of the Puget Sound area of the Pacific coast of North America —called also Olympia

Origin of OLYMPIA OYSTER

Olympia, Washington
First Known Use: 1908

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