oysters Rockefeller

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

Definition of oysters Rockefeller

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

Origin and Etymology of oysters rockefeller

probably from John D. Rockefeller †1937


First Known Use: 1939


OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER Defined for English Language Learners

oysters Rockefeller

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

Definition of oysters Rockefeller for English Language Learners

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


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