saddle oyster

noun

Definition of saddle oyster

1 : a windowpane oyster (Placuna sella) of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a broad arch like a saddle
2 : a mollusk of Anomia or a related genus

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“Saddle oyster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddle%20oyster. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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