prairie oyster


Definition of prairie oyster

1 : a raw egg or egg yolk taken whole with seasoning, vinegar, and sometimes brandy especially as a pick-me-up
2 chiefly dialectal : a testis of a bull calf used as food — compare mountain oyster

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“Prairie oyster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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