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oystercatcher

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noun oys·ter·catch·er \-ˌka-chər, -ˌke-\

Definition of oystercatcher

  1. :  any of a family (Haematopodidae containing a single genus Haematopus) of wading birds that have stout legs, a heavy wedge-shaped bill, and often black-and-white plumage



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1731

First Known Use of oystercatcher

1731


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