bluepoint

noun blue·point \ ˈblü-ˌpȯint \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of bluepoint

: a small oyster (Crassostrea virginica) typically from the south shore of Long Island

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Origin and Etymology of bluepoint

Blue Point, Long Island, New York


blue point

adjective \ ˈblü-ˌpȯint \

Definition of blue point

of a domestic cat
: having a bluish-cream body coat with dark gray points

blue point

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1935

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