European flat oyster

noun

variants or less commonly European flat or European oyster
: a common, edible, flat-shelled European oyster (Ostrea edulis)

Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of European flat oyster was in 1981

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“European flat oyster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/European%20flat%20oyster. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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