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oysters Rockefeller

noun plural oysters Rocke·fel·ler \-ˈrä-ki-ˌfe-lər\

: cooked oysters that are covered with various toppings (such as spinach) and a buttery sauce and served on their shells

Full Definition of OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

:  a dish of oysters on the half shell cooked with various savory toppings typically including chopped spinach and a seasoned sauce

Origin of OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

probably from John D. Rockefeller †1937
First Known Use: 1939

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