oyster plant

noun

Definition of oyster plant

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Recent Examples on the Web Snake plants and oyster plants vie for space with natives. Kenneth Setzer, miamiherald, 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of oyster plant

1812, in the meaning defined above

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“Oyster plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oyster%20plant. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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