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either of the halves of a double-shelled creature, as of an oyster, clam, or other bivalve mollusk.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Served on a king crab
heated over hot coals, the brains were strained then mixed with bonito broth.
Take your tiny fork and sort of move the oyster around in its liquid-filled
to make sure it's detached.
The casual restaurant offers its eponymous creations raw on the
, steamed and baked.
Grab a seat in the outdoor dining area and order a plate of oysters on the
Lovers of oysters on the
may want to indulge now, while they can.
Start with the clams on the
or a basket of popcorn shrimp.
The sushi on hand includes such selections as giant clam, oyster
, mackerel and monkfish liver.
The kitchen prepares dishes such as raw oysters on the
, panini sandwiches and fried fish and seafood dishes.
Appetizers for lunch include fresh mozzarella and clams on the
Oysters come fried, by the bucket and on the
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