oyster drill

noun

Examples of oyster drill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Huge numbers of the Olympias in Tomales Bay and San Francisco Bay are being devoured by voracious alien whelk snails, known as Atlantic oyster drills. Peter Fimrite, SFChronicle.com, 8 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of oyster drill was in 1900

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“Oyster drill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oyster%20drill. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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